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Green Plains sues ADM, alleging ethanol market manipulation

Reading Time: < 1 minute Chicago | Reuters — Green Plains Inc., one of the biggest U.S. ethanol producers, sued Archer Daniels Midland on Tuesday, accusing the global grain trader of manipulating the price of the biofuel to profit from its positions in the derivatives market. Green Plains filed the proposed class action with the U.S. District Court of Nebraska, […] Read more

ADM says to focus on organic growth after acquisitions

Reading Time: < 1 minute Geneva | Reuters — Grain trader Archer Daniels Midland does not expect to continue its aggressive strategy of acquisitions in the next few years and will instead focus on organic growth, a senior official said on Wednesday. “With this level of acquisitions we have had, I don’t think you will see ADM being a very […] Read more


ADM to combine grain trading, oilseed businesses

Reading Time: 2 minutes Chicago | Reuters — Global grains trader Archer Daniels Midland said Wednesday it will consolidate five business units into four in the company’s second reorganization in just over a year as adverse weather and a U.S.-China trade dispute threaten profits. ADM will combine its grain trading and oilseeds segments into a new business unit called […] Read more

ADM says to seek early retirements, may cut jobs

Reading Time: 2 minutes Chicago | Reuters — U.S. grain trader Archer Daniels Midland said on Wednesday it will seek voluntary early retirements by some North American employees and may eliminate individual jobs as part of a restructuring of specific areas. The actions are needed to strengthen ADM’s core business and establish the company as a global leader in […] Read more


ADM says U.S. floods to cut into Q1 operating profit

Reading Time: < 1 minute Chicago | Reuters — Flooding and severe winter weather in the U.S. Midwest will reduce Archer Daniels Midland’s first-quarter operating profit by US$50 million to $60 million, the U.S. grains trader said on Monday. Record floods have devastated a wide swath of the farm belt across Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and several other states. The […] Read more

ADM earnings double, helped by U.S.-China trade row

Reading Time: 2 minutes Chicago | Reuters – Archer Daniels Midland Co’s net profits doubled in the second quarter and beat Wall Street estimates, after a drought in Argentina and the U.S.-China trade spat boosted the U.S. grain merchant’s trading and oilseed processing businesses. Shares were up 1 percent at $47.86 after touching a three-year high on the New […] Read more


ADM profit jumps on higher U.S. grain exports

Reading Time: 2 minutes Chicago | Reuters — U.S. agricultural products trader Archer Daniels Midland on Tuesday reported a far better-than-expected third-quarter profit as higher U.S. exports of corn and soybeans boosted volumes and margins, sending shares up sharply. U.S. farmers have nearly completed what is expected to be the largest corn and soybean harvests on record, which should […] Read more