MetalMiner - Seeking Alpha - Sat May 30, 5:27AM CDT
Original post By Taras Berezowsky US plan to protect sage grouse will limit oil & gas I admit, I love birds and birding probably much more than the next guy, which is why this story is a very intriguing one. Obviously, in US... (full story)
James Cordier - Seeking Alpha - Sat May 30, 2:49AM CDT
The beginning of June finds farmers in states such as Indiana, Iowa and Illinois finishing up their 2015 corn plantings. A typical pattern for corn prices would be for strength to build through planting season as traders' anxiety ticks up over ... (full story)
S&P Dow Jones Indices - Seeking Alpha - Sat May 30, 1:18AM CDT
By Jodie Gunzberg Catastrophic weather events are happening now as we are experiencing deadly heat in India , floods in Houston, Oklahoma and Mexico, and drought in California . The ENSO (El Niño Southern Oscillation): Recent Evolution,... (full story)
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