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  • Stocks Fall as Crude Oil Prices Drop 4%

    Major U.S. indexes closed mostly lower Monday as investors bought banks but sold most other types of stocks, including health care and technology companies. Energy stocks sank along with oil prices.

  • Oil Futures Lower on Possible Waivers

    Oil futures nearest to delivery traded on the New York Mercantile Exchange and Brent crude on the Intercontinental Exchange closed lower Monday.

  • Oil Futures Down on Possible Waivers

    Oil futures nearest to delivery traded on the New York Mercantile Exchange and Brent crude on the Intercontinental Exchange continued lower in early morning trade.

  • China Growth Cools Amid Trade Tensions

    China's economic growth slowed in the quarter ending in June, adding to challenges for Beijing as its tariff battle with Washington escalates.

  • Netanyahu Vists Gaza Border Town

    JERUSALEM (AP) -- Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited a southern Israeli town bordering Gaza on Monday that was pummeled with rockets over the weekend from the strip and told community leaders there that Israel is engaged in a "lengthy battle."

  • Mexican Pres. Slashes His Own Salary

    MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Sunday he plans to earn less than half of what his predecessor makes when he takes office in December as part of an austerity push in government.

  • DC Metro Workers Call for Strike

    FORESTVILLE, Md. (AP) -- Members of the Washington Metro's largest union have voted overwhelmingly to authorize their leader to call for a strike amid an extended labor dispute.

World & Policy Perspectives

Washington Insider -- Monday

What DTN Is Watching

Markets

Monday starts the week with the usual USDA reports of weekly inspections in the morning and Crop Progress in the afternoon. Weather and any changes on the trade front are always interesting and the National Oilseeds Processors Association will have a monthly estimate of U.S. soybean crush.

Weather

Light to moderate rain is in store for portions of the Southwest, southeastern Plains, eastern Midwest, and Southeast Monday. Dry conditions will be in place elsewhere.

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