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  • US Stocks Close Mixed Tuesday

    A choppy day of trading on Wall Street ended with indexes mixed Tuesday as a drop in bond yields hurt bank stocks but helped big technology companies.

  • Pentagon Chief on Inaugural Tour of Europe to Shore Up Ties

    Nearly a year after President Donald Trump ordered thousands of troops to leave Germany, capping a series of setbacks for U.S. relations with major allies, U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin began an inaugural tour of Europe to shore up partnerships that are a...

  • Iran Warns Sabotage Could Hurt Vienna Talks Over Nuke Deal

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Iran's foreign minister warned Tuesday that a weekend attack on its main nuclear enrichment site at Natanz could hurt ongoing negotiations over its tattered atomic deal with world powers.

  • Protest After Chief Says Officer Meant to Use Taser, Not Gun

    BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) -- Police clashed with protesters for a second night in the Minneapolis suburb where an officer who authorities say apparently intended to fire a Taser, not a handgun, fatally shot a Black man during a traffic stop.

  • New Mexico Governor Signs Bill to Legalize Recreational Pot

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) -- New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed legislation Monday legalizing recreational marijuana use within months and kicking off sales next year, making it the seventh state since November to put an end to pot prohibition.

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Washington Insider-- Tuesday

South America Calling

Showers will continue to wane over the next couple days with little precipitation into next week across most of Brazil. (DTN graphic)

What DTN Is Watching

The U.S. Labor Department will release the consumer price index for March at 7:30 a.m. CDT, the only official report of the day. Traders will keep a close watch on the latest weather forecasts and on any export sales news that emerges.


Periods of snow will continue in the far northern Plains Tuesday. Moisture from the snow offers slight relief from extreme drought. We'll also see scattered rain showers in the western and southern Plains and southern Midwest which will disrupt spring field work. Temperatures are on a notable cooling trend throughout the central U.S. this week, slowing planting and crop development.

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