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  • Bank Stocks Drag Down Indexes

    A bad day for bank stocks pulled the Dow Jones industrial average to its third straight loss Tuesday as many of the patterns that have propelled markets since Election Day last year snapped into reverse.

  • Oil Futures Mixed

    New York Mercantile Exchange oil futures settled shallowly mixed Tuesday afternoon after relinquishing early gains.

  • US Stock Indexes Drop in Early Trade

    Losses for financial and health care stocks pulled U.S. indexes down in Tuesday morning trading and put the Dow Jones industrial average on track for its third straight loss.

  • Oil Rallies in Tuesday Trade

    Oil futures contracts traded on the New York Mercantile Exchange moved higher at the start of regular trade on Tuesday morning, rallying on the back of a weakening dollar and bullish comments by Saudi Arabian oil officials who said that global supply and demand would...

  • Global Stocks Sink Amid Brexit Worries

    Global stocks fell further Tuesday after Britain said Prime Minister Theresa May will announce London plans to withdraw completely from the European Union.

  • ECB to Continue Stimulus

    Inflation has suddenly jumped in Europe. Growth is picking up. But don't expect the European Central Bank to start withdrawing its extensive stimulus programs just yet.

World & Policy Perspectives

Washington Insider -- Tuesday

South America Calling

What DTN Is Watching

Markets

Grains see the release of holiday-delayed weekly export inspections (for the week ending Thursday, January 12) Tuesday morning, though traders will mostly be weighing in on Argentina's weekend weather. Financial traders will continue to watch the meltdown of the U.S. dollar index and the corresponding rally in gold.

Weather

Light to moderate rain is in store from the Deep South through eastern Midwest Tuesday. We'll also see a wintry mix of precipitation in the interior Northwest. Other primary U.S. and Canadian Prairies crop regions will be dry. Temperatures will be seasonal in northern areas and very warm for the season in the southern and eastern sectors. This combination will favor recovery in the central U.S. following the weekend ice storm. In South America, moderate to heavy rain fell over the weekend in north-central Argentina, adding to fears of possibly several million acres being flooded out and lost to production this year.

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