World & Policy


  • Wall Street Rallies Wednesday

    U.S. stocks rallied on Wednesday, but only after zooming up, down and back up again in a fitting end to what was a wild month and quarter for Wall Street.

  • DTN Oil

    Nearby delivery month West Texas Intermediate and ULSD futures on the New York Mercantile Exchange surged in afternoon trade Wednesday.

  • DTN Oil

    Oil futures moved mixed in line with their weekly change in inventory reported by the EIA in late morning trade on the last day of the third quarter and ahead of the October oil products contact expirations.

  • Stocks Rise amid Stimulus Hope

    Wall Street is rallying Wednesday on optimism for the economy and rising hope that Washington may pierce through its paralyzing partisanship to offer more aid for it.

  • UN Meeting That Began With Unity Concludes With Divisions

    This year's U.N. General Assembly meeting began with calls for multilateralism and cooperation -- a declaration that the urgency for countries to unite “has rarely been greater.” It concluded with a parade of divisive grievances that echoed when the final gavel...

  • Israel Approves Law to Curb Protests During Virus Lockdown

    JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's parliament on Wednesday passed a law that would allow the government to curtail public protests during the country's nationwide coronavirus lockdown, a measure that drew fierce opposition a day earlier.

World & Policy Blogs & Columns

South America Calling

The start of the wet season in Brazil is not on the horizon. Little to no rainfall is expected for the major production areas in central Brazil through Oct. 9. (DTN graphic)

Washington Insider-- Wednesday

What DTN Is Watching

At 7:15 a.m. CDT, the ADP report of U.S. private employment in September will give a clue about Friday's non-farm payrolls report from the Labor Department. An index of pending home sales is due out at 9:00 a.m., followed by the Energy Department's weekly inventory report at 9:30 a.m., including ethanol. At 11 a.m. CDT, USDA will release its quarterly report of Sept. 1 Grain Stocks and Small Grains Summary.


Showers will be isolated and limited to the Great Lakes region, where delays in harvest of corn and soybeans will be possible. Other areas will remain dry with good weather for fieldwork.

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