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  • US Stocks Fall Friday, Giving up Week's Gains

    Wall Street capped an up-and-down week of trading Friday with a broad sell-off that wiped out the major indexes' gains for the week.

  • US Stocks Fall on Friday

    Stocks edged lower in morning trading on Wall Street Friday as the market heads for a weak ending to an up-and-down week of trading.

  • Budget Bill Reopens Moderate vs. Progressive Divide for Dems

    One side is energized by the prospect of the greatest expansion of government support since the New Deal nearly a century ago. The other is fearful about dramatically expanding Washington's reach at an enormous cost.

  • COVID-19 Surge Forces Health Care Rationing in Parts of West

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) --In another ominous sign about the spread of the delta variant, Idaho public health leaders on Thursday expanded health care rationing statewide and individual hospital systems in Alaska and Montana have enacted similar crisis standards amid a spike in...

  • 9 EU Mediterranean Countries Hold Summit in Greece

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) --Nine European countries on the Mediterranean are holding a summit in Athens Friday afternoon to discuss issues ranging from climate change to migration and Afghanistan.

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The University of Michigan's consumer sentiment index is due out at 9 a.m. CDT Friday and is the only official report of the day. Traders will do their usual thing of checking out the latest weather forecasts and pausing at 8 a.m. to see if USDA has another export sale to report.


Showers continue in association with the remnants of Nicholas across the Delta and Southeast, producing some locally heavy rainfall that could damage cotton and soybeans. Showers across the Central Plains into the Midwest will continue to wane this morning and be less severe along a front later today.

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