World & Policy


  • US Stocks Indexes Mostly Lower

    Major stock indexes ended a wobbly day of trading on Wall Street mostly lower Tuesday, as losses in energy companies and department store operators edged out gains elsewhere in the market.

  • Oil Futures Selloff on Supply, Trade

    Oil futures on the New York Mercantile Exchange and the Brent contract on Intercontinental Exchange sold off Tuesday, falling for a second trade session on expectations that U.S. crude stocks increased last week.

  • US Angers Palestinians Over Settlements

    The Trump administration on Monday said it no longer considers Israeli settlements in the West Bank to be a violation of international law, reversing four decades of American policy and further undermining the Palestinians' effort to gain...

  • Trump Hospital Visit Draws Skeptics

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- A lack of notice. Past failures to level with the American people. A tough week for the White House as public impeachment hearings got under way.

  • Germany Arrests Man for Attack Plot

    BERLIN (AP) -- German authorities have arrested a man and raided his apartment over suspicions he was planning an attack.

  • Nagasaki Awaits Papal Visit

    NAGASAKI, Japan (AP) -- It's fitting that Pope Francis will start his first official visit to Japan in Nagasaki, the city where Christianity first took hold in the country and where nearly 500 years later it remains steeped in blood-soaked...

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South America Calling

Washington Insider -- Tuesday

What DTN Is Watching


The only report on Tuesday's docket is U.S. housing starts, due out at 7:30 a.m. CST. North and South American weather forecasts remain of interest as well as any trade news concerning China.


Dry conditions will be in place over almost all primary crop areas Tuesday. Precipitation will be confined to light rain in the immediate Great Lakes. Conditions will generally favor late harvest for one more day before snow develops in the Northern Plains during midweek.

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