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United States

P.J. Huffstutter

U.S. farmers to leverage land as farm economy deteriorates: survey

Nov 13 2019

DALLAS As the U.S.-China trade war drags on, more farmers are expected to take out debt against the land they own - their collateral of last resort - to keep their operations going, according to a survey of lenders.

Scramble for propane marks Mother Nature's latest challenge for U.S. farmers

Nov 05 2019

CHICAGO Months after historic floods ravaged the U.S. Midwest, farmers scrambling to harvest their crops face a new headache: finding fuel to dry their soaked grains.

GRAINS-Soybeans firm on China soy purchase, corn falls on uncertain U.S. harvest

Nov 01 2019

* (Recasts with U.S. trading, adds China soy purchase and delivery data details; changes byline and dateline, previous HAMBURG)

Nutrition business helps ADM weather trade war impact, results beat forecasts

Oct 31 2019

BANGALORE/CHICAGO Grain trader Archer Daniels Midland Co posted higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday, as increased returns in its nutrition business and improved U.S. grain marketing efforts helped cushion the impact of sluggish commodity prices, ethanol industry troubles and trade war woes.

LIVESTOCK-Live hogs slump on U.S.-China trade uncertainty; cattle continue to rally

Oct 29 2019

CHICAGO, Oct 29 U.S. live hog futures slid on Tuesday amid conflicting news about U.S.-China trade talks next month, traders said, while cattle futures continued to rally on funds' adding to their positions.

LIVESTOCK-Live cattle continue to rally on strong cash prices, fund buying

Oct 28 2019

CHICAGO, Oct 28 U.S. live cattle futures extended their rally on Monday, lifted by strong cash cattle and beef prices, and funds continuing to add to their positions, traders said.

Exclusive: Wells Fargo lays off more than 200 business bankers in U.S. - sources

Oct 28 2019

Wells Fargo & Co has laid off more than 200 bankers in its U.S. lending divisions in recent months, as the bank reacted to business trends and restructured some units, sources familiar with the matter said this week.

EXCLUSIVE-Wells Fargo lays off more than 200 business bankers in U.S. -sources

Oct 26 2019

Oct 25 Wells Fargo & Co has laid off more than 200 bankers in its U.S. lending divisions in recent months, as the bank reacted to business trends and restructured some units, sources familiar with the matter said this week.

EXCLUSIVE-Wells Fargo lays off more than 200 business bankers in U.S. -sources

Oct 25 2019

Oct 25 Wells Fargo & Co has laid off more than 200 bankers in its U.S. lending divisions in recent months, as the bank reacted to business trends and restructured some units, sources familiar with the matter said this week.

INSIGHT-How a major U.S. farm lender left a trail of defaults, lawsuits

Oct 22 2019

HARROD, Ohio, Oct 22 After completing a credit review in a half-hour phone call, a BMO Harris Bank underwriter cleared $12 million in loans for Ohio corn and soybean producer Greg Kruger in 2013.

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