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Deere dips on shaky outlook for fiscal 2015

posted on November 26, 2014 at 3:20 PM

The world's biggest farm equipment supplier says its annual net income will drop about 40 percent and revenue from agricultural and turf equipment will fall further than it did in fiscal 2014. Full Story

Dow Hits Record High

posted on March 8, 2013 at 6:32 PM

Dow Hits Record High
On the heels of a sequester that could furlough federal employees and disrupt government services, the Dow on Tuesday of this week broke a record high that was set in 2007 by nearly ninety points. Full Story

Market to Market (January 4, 2013)

posted on January 4, 2013 at 7:22 PM

Market to Market (January 4, 2013)
Full Program: Wall Street begins 2013 with a rally after lawmakers reach a deal averting the fiscal cliff. The USDA celebrates its sesquicentennial as "The People's Department." Market analysis with Alan Brugler. Full Story

Market to Market (March 2, 2012)

posted on March 2, 2012 at 7:25 PM

Market to Market (March 2, 2012)
Full Program: The rally continues on Wall Street, accompanied by a concurrent recovery on Main Street. Soaring meat prices prompt one lawmaker to seek a federal ban on packer ownership of livestock. The Iowa legislature approves a bill making it a crime to enter... Full Story

Wall Street and Main Street Show Strong Improvement

posted on March 2, 2012 at 6:33 PM

Wall Street and Main Street Show Strong Improvement
An economist who oversees a monthly survey of nine predominantly Midwestern states says the recovery that began in agriculture now is rippling into more sectors of the rural economy. Full Story

Market to Market (January 6, 2012)

posted on January 6, 2012 at 7:42 PM

Market to Market (January 6, 2012)
Full Program: Wall Street begins 2012 with a rally, but a key study reveals a slowing economy on Main Street. The frontrunner wins the caucus, while the rural vote bolsters an underdog's bid for the White House. A Nebraska hog producer powers his operation --... Full Story

Market to Market (August 12, 2011)

posted on August 12, 2011 at 4:44 PM

Market to Market (August 12, 2011)
Full Program: Lawmakers announce committee members tasked with cutting the national debt. USDA decreases corn production estimates and increases its guess on ending stocks. And Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack proposes yet another version of mandatory animal ID. Those... Full Story

Obama Promotes Jobs During Midwestern Tour

posted on June 30, 2011 at 4:06 PM

Obama Promotes Jobs During Midwestern Tour
With the national unemployment rate languishing at 9.1 percent, President Obama brought his message of hope through American ingenuity and innovation to the Midwest this week. Full Story

Market to Market (February 18, 2011)

posted on February 18, 2011 at 7:02 PM

Market to Market (February 18, 2011)
Full Program: House lawmakers examine potential anti-trust issues in the livestock sector. The world's largest agricultural equipment manufacturer enjoys a hefty increase in quarterly profits. An agency dedicated to fighting poverty in developing nations... Full Story

Market to Market (February 11, 2011)

posted on February 11, 2011 at 6:02 PM

Market to Market (February 11, 2011)
Full Program: The head of the Fed tries to ease inflation worries. A trade agreement takes one step closer to ratification. And the latest ending stocks report brings out the bulls. Those stories and market analysis with Sue Martin. Full Story

Senate Passes Sweeping Financial Overhaul

posted on July 16, 2010 at 3:07 PM

Senate Passes Sweeping Financial Overhaul
U.S shoppers made fewer trips to the mall last month, prompting concerns over the pace of America's fragile economic recovery. Full Story

Market to Market (July 2, 2010)

posted on July 2, 2010 at 7:07 PM

Market to Market (July 2, 2010)
Full Program: Ethanol interests call on Congress to extend the blenders credit. The Food and Drug Administration questions the use of antibiotics in livestock feed. And the latest reports on grain stocks and planted acreage spark a rally in the corn pit. We... Full Story

Rural America Impacted by Financial Crisis

posted on September 26, 2008 at 8:09 PM

Rural America Impacted by Financial Crisis
While investors remain focused on the uncertainty of a proposed $700 billion financial bailout, there were more signs this week that the U.S economy is in trouble. Full Story

Black Farmers Discrimination Lawsuit Could Cost USDA Billions

posted on July 4, 2008 at 8:07 PM

Black Farmers Discrimination Lawsuit Could Cost USDA Billions
It's official... the best-known stock market index in the world is now a bear market. Full Story

Energy And Agriculture Sector Have Close Ties

posted on January 25, 2008 at 8:01 PM

Energy And Agriculture Sector Have Close Ties
Investors took a ride this week on a roller coaster named Wall Street. All of the major indices have been trending lower for weeks, but on Tuesday the Dow Jones Industrials plunged more than 465 points shortly after the opening bell, as the market... Full Story
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