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  • US Stocks Rise After Days of Whiplash

    Stocks rose in morning trading on Wall Street Thursday as markets settle down following several days of whiplash moves both up and down.

  • DTN Oil

    Following an explosive rally triggered by fears of an imminent Russian invasion in the Ukraine and potential disruption to European gas supplies, oil futures nearest delivery on the New York Mercantile Exchange and Brent crude traded on the Intercontinental Exchange...

  • US Response on Ukraine Offers Little Optimism, Russia Says

    The U.S. rejection of Russia's main demands to resolve the crisis over Ukraine leaves little ground for optimism, the Kremlin spokesman said Thursday, while adding that dialogue was still possible.

  • GOP Redistricting Plan Passes in Kansas; Court Fight Looms

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Top Republicans pushed their congressional redistricting plan through the GOP-dominated Kansas Legislature without much trouble Wednesday with an expected court battle looming over whether it would go too far in hurting the state's only Democrat in...

  • Biden Cancels Lease Renewals for Proposed Minnesota Mine

    (AP) -- The Biden administration on Wednesday canceled a move by former President Donald Trump to renew mineral rights leases for a proposed Twin Metals copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota.

  • North Carolina Chosen For Supersonic Passenger Jet Plant

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- A Colorado-based aviation company announced Wednesday that it has chosen a North Carolina airport as the manufacturing site for next-generation supersonic passenger jets. If successful, the investment could create more than 2,000 jobs in the...

  • New York AG: No Basis for Trump's Lawsuit Challenging Probe

    NEW YORK (AP) -- New York's attorney general wants to put a stop to former President Donald Trump's attempted end-run around a yearslong civil investigation into his business practices, asking a judge Wednesday to dismiss his lawsuit aimed at halting the probe.

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What DTN Is Watching

USDA's weekly export sales report is due out at 7:30 a.m. CST Thursday, along with weekly jobless claims, the first estimate for fourth quarter U.S. GDP, December durable goods orders and an update of the U.S. Drought Monitor. The Energy Department's report on natural gas storage is set for 9:30 a.m. Traders will continue to keep track of the latest weather forecasts and may respond to news from AP late Wednesday that representatives from Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany expressed support for a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine and agreed to meet again in two weeks.


Another cold front is moving into the Upper Midwest Thursday morning and will spread south through the Midwest and Plains throughout the day. The front will produce some areas of limited snow showers but will bring in some colder air to the Midwest. The front will create a potential Nor'easter for the coastal Mid-Atlantic and Northeast on Friday.

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