World & Policy


  • US Indexes Inch Higher Friday

    U.S. stock indexes nudged higher Friday after energy companies clawed back some of their sharp losses from earlier in the week.

  • Oil Futures End Mixed Friday

    Oil futures with nearest delivery traded on the New York Mercantile Exchange and Brent crude on the IntercontinentalExchange settled shallowly mixed Friday in consolidation trade on moderate volume after entering a bear market this week, while ending lower for the fifth...

  • SCOTUS Could Rule on Travel Ban Soon

    The country is waiting for the court to make its decision public about the biggest legal controversy in the first five months of Trump's presidency. The issue has been tied up in the courts since Trump's original order in January sparked widespread protests just days...

  • US Mayors Conf. Focuses on Immigration

    MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- More than 250 U.S. mayors are meeting in Florida at a time when many cities are pushing back against Trump administration policies on climate change and immigration.

  • NKorea Denies Torturing US Student

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea on Friday called itself the "biggest victim" in the death of an American student who was detained for more than a year and died days after being released in a coma.

  • Taliban: War Will End When NATO Leaves

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The leader of the Afghan Taliban said on Friday that a planned U.S. troop surge will not end the protracted war in the country and vowed to fight on until a full withdrawal of NATO troops from Afghanistan.

World & Policy Perspectives

What DTN Is Watching


Friday should be all about the weather in grains. Financial markets have a few reports, including May new home sales, to look forward to.


Post-tropical depression Cindy will bring heavy rain and possible flooding to key growing areas from the Delta to the southeast Midwest during Friday. Scattered moderate to locally heavy showers will also occur in the northeast U.S. and the southern portion of the Plains. A few light showers in south-central Canada and the Great Lakes region of the U.S. Drier elsewhere in key crop areas.


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