CFTC Proposes to Streamline Regulations for Commodity Pool Operators and Commodity Trading Advisors – JD Supra (press release)

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Mud gives way to dust – Farm Futures

Corn and soybeans are lower again overnight thanks to better weather for harvest after very wet first half of October. But while dust flies in some areas, farmers face higher fuel bills for drying wet crops and running equipment. Another cost is also going up: the cost of money, as the Federal Reserve seems intent …

Silicon Valley is awash with Saudi Arabian money. Here's what they're investing in. – Quartz

Torture. Assassination of political dissidents. Financing terrorism. Civilian airstrikes. Oppression of women and religious minorities. Saudi Arabia’s record on human rights ranks among the world’s worst. Yet the US has counted the country among its allies for a steady supply of oil, willingness to contain Iran’s ambitions, and fighting the Islamic State. After the apparent killing (paywall) …

Cetera Adds New Program to Its Tech Stack With Unbundled Fees – WealthManagement.com

In May 2017, Cetera Financial took the first step in updating its tech stack and unifying the disparate technology offerings across its broker/dealers, launching My Advice Architect, a wealth management platform to help advisors match clients with investment products. That included the Advisor Program, a purely advisor-directed solution with a selection of asset types for …

The 1 Thing Investors Should Do Now That Canadian Marijuana Stocks Have Fallen – Motley Fool

Canada’s highly anticipated recreational marijuana market opened on Wednesday. And after months of waiting, Canadian marijuana stocks pretty much fizzled. The three biggest Canadian marijuana producers by market cap — Tilray (NASDAQ:TLRY), Canopy Growth (NYSE:CGC), and Aurora Cannabis (NASDAQOTH:ACBFF) — saw their share prices fall by several percentage points. Each of the stocks soared in …