Crude and petroleum products futures on the New York Mercantile Exchange and the Brent contract on the Intercontinental Exchange settled Thursday's session lower, although all contacts moved off intrasession lows.
World & Policy
The EPA on Thursday finalized a pesticides handling rule designed to protect agriculture workers from exposure.
Federal agencies warned that cybercriminals are unleashing a wave of data-scrambling extortion attempts against the U.S. healthcare system designed to lock up hospital information systems, which could hurt patient care just as nationwide cases of COVID-19 are spiking.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) --Philadelphia police pledged to release 911 tapes and police body camera footage “in the near future” in the shooting death of a Black man with a history of mental health problems, a death that prompted...
PARIS (AP) -- An attacker armed with a knife killed three people at a church Thursday in the Mediterranean city of Nice, authorities said. It was the third attack in two months in France.
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) --A typhoon that officials said was the most powerful to hit Vietnam in 20 years blew away from the country on Thursday after setting off landslides, sinking boats and knocking out power to at least 1.7 million people.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) --A fast-moving Zeta weakened to a tropical storm as it barreled northeast Thursday morning after ripping through Louisiana and Mississippi where storm-weary residents were advised to stay indoors overnight while officials assessed the havoc the storm...
What DTN Is Watching
After Wednesday's broad, commodity-based selling related to coronavirus concerns, we have to say the daily U.S. infection count will probably get traders attention Thursday. At 7:30 a.m. CDT, USDA will release its weekly export sales report, the U.S. Labor Department will release weekly jobless claims, the Commerce Department will report on third-quarter GDP and the U.S. Drought Monitor will be updated. The International Grains Council will issue its monthly Grain Market Report Thursday morning and at 9:30 a.m. CDT, the Energy Department will report on natural gas inventory.Weather
Moderate to heavy rain is in store for the eastern Midwest, southeastern Plains and Southeast Thursday, causing harvest disruption along with flooding. Damaging tropical storm-force winds are also in store in the Southeast. Other crop areas will be dry with improving harvest conditions.
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