Market Outlook: Five Top Stories Trending On Power Hour

Market Outlook: Five Top Stories Trending On Power Hour

1. Will Brazilian Firm Take Over Pepsi, Campbell Soup?: The company that engineered the acquisition of H.J. Heinz Co. might be eyeing Campbell Soup Co. or PepsiCo Inc., Bloomberg reports. Speculation about activity by Brazil-based 3G Capital Partners pushed Campbell shares to 10-month highs in early January.

2. An Insider’s Look at a Weather Market: Planting is months away for many, but winter weather can still impact commodity price movements, explains Tommy Grisafi, Advance Trading.

3. 2015 Rice Outlook: Lower Prices and Acres Likely: Surpluses of key rice varieties in Asia will put a cap on near-term prices to U.S. producers, but dwindling global stocks might create upside potential.

4. Proposed Multi-State Pipeline Could Cut Through Midwest: Keystone XL isn’t the only pipeline under consideration in the Heartland. An application for the Dakota Access Pipeline recently won approval and could stretch 1,100 miles through Illinois, Iowa and South Dakota.

5. The Backstory of Building a Domestic Fertilizer Plant: Northern Plains Nitrogen plans to build a plant in Grand Forks, N.D. The project has a cost of $1.7 billion. The site will produce 2,400 tons of ammonia per day.

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