The yen dropped to a seven-year low against the dollar as investors bet Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will win an early election, renewing his mandate to pursue stimulative monetary policy and structural changes.
A winter weather advisory was issued for South Dakota, the Southern half of Minnesota, and the Northern half of Wisconsin. On the feedlot side, the number of live cattle impacted is not going to be a problem.
With the start of the spring-wheat harvest in Arnegard, North Dakota, a week away, the bins on Bob Wisness’s 11,000-acre farm are half full with last year’s crops that have been stranded by a train traffic jam.
A long awaited report on the XL Keystone pipeline stated what everyone knew all along, the State Department said the Keystone XL pipeline would not have a significant impact on global warming or greenhouse gasses.