Monthly Archives: October 2013

White House records show lobbying blitz ahead of EPA ethanol rule 10/31/13

FACTBOX-White House records show lobbying blitz ahead of EPA ethanol rule 31-Oct-2013 15:25   By Cezary Podkul NEW YORK, Oct 31 (Reuters) – Meeting records published by the White House show some 85 industry executives and lobbyists have visited Obama … Continue reading

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REUTERS: Canada’s CN Rail reaches tentative deal with Teamsters union – RTRS 10/31/13

  UPDATE 1-Canada’s CN Rail reaches tentative deal with Teamsters union CNR.TO CP.TO – RTRS 31-Oct-2013 07:43 (Adds background on rail safety, government role in recent labor disputes) TORONTO, Oct 31 (Reuters) – Canadian National Railway Co CNR.TO, the country’s … Continue reading

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EU ag futures closes Thur, Oct 31 P.Wht +1.75, Mz -1.00, R.Sd showing +2.25, but not showing “settled” Lnd +0.05 10/31/13

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US Weather 10/31/13

20121031 – US Climate Issues

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US NOAA Rain Maps 10/31/13

US Noaa rain maps

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EU ag futures @ 7:04 a.m. Thurs P.Wht +1.00, Mz +1.00, R.Sd +2.75, Lnd unch (thin) 10/31/13

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Crude Oil (WTI) closed at a new low price since June 30 at $96.77 – downside objective still probaly $89 10/31/13

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MOSAIC announces it will close its fertilizer operations in Argentina & Chile 10/30/13

From La Nacion  October 30, 2013                 (Google Translated)   It leaves the country one of the biggest enterprises of agricultural fertilizers The American Mosaic put up for sale its business due to declines in the market from lower sowing of … Continue reading

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OPIS NGL, West Coast Refined Products Benchmarks successfully completes its independent Audit

Oil Price Information Service (OPIS), an internationally referenced price reporting agency serving the oil, natural gas and biofuels industries, is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed an independent audit carried out on its oil price reporting business which … Continue reading

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Privacy Concerns Can Hamper Loyalty Programs

Many Americans are thinking twice about signing up for loyalty programs because they want to be sure their personal information is safe, a new study from research firm Mintel, of Chicago, reveals. About a third (32%) of consumers said the … Continue reading

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