FUTURES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/FUTURES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Smallest cattle herd in 40 years means costly beef http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58243339-79/cattle-beef-percent-week.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58243339-79/cattle-beef-percent-week.html.csp">Smallest cattle herd in 40 years means costly beef</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Megan Durisin</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T17:29:01.82-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 05:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • Feeder-cattle futures rose, heading for the longest rally in 37 years, with the smallest total for the U.S. herd in four decades signaling higher beef costs. Cattle inventories as of July 1 fell to the lowest for the date since records began in 1973, the Department of Agriculture data said last week. Gains in consumer spending helped the economy rebound more than forecast in the second quarter, according to government figures Wednesday. Retail ground beef and boneless sirloin-steak cos...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58243339@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:29:01 MDT World stocks weak as pressure on Russia grows http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58206302-79/percent-markets-russia-ukraine.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58206302-79/percent-markets-russia-ukraine.html.csp">World stocks weak as pressure on Russia grows</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOE McDONALD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T09:15:01.692-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 09:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beijing • World stock markets remained on the back foot Monday as tensions grew between Russia and the West over the downing of an airliner in eastern Ukraine. In Europe, Germany’s DAX was off 0.7 percent at 9,654.54 and France’s CAC-40 shed 0.4 percent to 4,315.92. Britain’s FTSE 100 dropped 0.3 percent to 6,732.16. Futures pointed to losses on Wall Street. Dow futures were down 0.1 percent at 17,009 and S&P 500 futures shed 0.1 percent to 1,969. The shooting down last week of the Malaysia Airl...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582063022014-07-21T09:15:01.692-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-21T09:15:01.692-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206302@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:15:01 MDT European stocks rebound from Portugal bank scare http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58173649-79/percent-portugal-bank-crisis.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58173649-79/percent-portugal-bank-crisis.html.csp">European stocks rebound from Portugal bank scare</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KAY JOHNSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T09:37:01.71-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 09:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mumbai, India • European stock markets rebounded Friday after slumping on worries about the soundness of a bank in Portugal, while trading in Asia was muted over the specter of more financial turmoil in Europe. Markets worldwide had fallen Thursday because of jitters about the financial stability of Portugal’s Espirito Santo International, which reportedly missed a debt payment this week and was cited for accounting irregularities, echoing issues that sparked Europe’s debt crisis four years ago....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581736492014-07-11T09:37:01.71-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-11T09:37:01.71-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58173649@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 09:37:01 MDT