UPDATE 3-Dow predicts EPA review of herbicide safety resolved soon The EPA wants to study the product further after it found that the company's Dow AgroSciences unit claimed the two active ingredients work better together, according to court documents. "The information suggests that EPA's analysis may have understated the phytotoxicity of the product," the EPA said in the court filing. Dow Chemical said it has sent the EPA all...
| By: Karl Plume
UPDATE 4-Argentine president-elect taps ex-central banker as finance minister Macri, who won Argentina's presidential election on Sunday, named several former businessmen who are deeply critical of outgoing President Cristina Fernandez's interventionist policies to key Cabinet positions. Former Shell Argentina executive Juan Jose Aranguren will be energy minister and the former Buenos Aires city bank chief Federico...
| By: Richard Lough and Sarah Marsh
Coal railroad plans on hold due to mine permitting delays The Tongue River Railroad Co. requested that the Surface Transportation Board suspend the permitting process for the 42- mile line that would run from the proposed Otter Creek Mine in Powder River Basin to Colstrip. The Tongue River Railroad Co. is jointly owned by BNSF Railway, Otter Creek mine owner Arch Coal Inc. and a limited liability company called TRRC...
Source: The Associated Press
| By: By MATT VOLZ, Associated Press
U.S. court rejects Linden Care's request for temporary restraining order District Court on Wednesday denied specialty pharmacy Linden Care LLC's request for a temporary restraining order against Express Scripts Holding Co for dropping it from its network earlier this month. Express Scripts, the largest manager of prescription drug plans in the United States, severed ties with Linden Care for dispensing drugs from Horizon...
Is there safety in bonds? Todd Gordon of TradingAnalysis.com and Albert Brenner of People’s United Bank discuss the next move for Treasuries with Mandy Drury.
December rate hike odds If the Federal Reserve does not raise rates in December, how might the market move? David Scranton, Sound Income Strategies, isn't too sure about a December hike.