Full House Elite Performance Stock Horse Sale:
   Top 10 Riding Horses Averaged $22,950
Top 20 Riding Horses Averaged $19,050
45 Riding . . . . . MORE INFO >>
8th Annual Diamond/McNabb Ranch Horse Sale:
   66 Gelding Saddle Horses Averaged $12,799
14 Mares & Fillies Averaged $7,643
6 Colt Ho . . . . . MORE INFO >>
Shaw Cattle Co. Third Annual Female Sale:
   Managed by: MCS

57 Hereford lots averaged....$6,360
48 Angus lots averaged.... . . . . . MORE INFO >>
2016 Montana Horse Progress Days:
   Auction Management: United Country Shobe Auction & Realty

Top-Selling Teams:
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BLS Horse Sale:
   Sale Averages
Top 5 $15,650
Top 10 $12,565
Top 20 $9,920

Loose Horse . . . . . MORE INFO >>




Comments 6-30-16
Publish Date: Thursday, 30 June, 2016
As of press-time, financial markets have showed signs of stabilizing somewhat following huge falls in the British pound and global equities after the U.K. voted to leave the European Union last week, or "Brexit" as everyone has come to call it.
According to an article written by Christopher Whittal in the June 28 Wall Street Journal, futures markets pointed to a 1% rise for the S&P 500 following two days of losses that saw $3 trillion wiped out from global stock markets. As of early in the trading day, the pound rose 1.1% against the dollar to $1.338, though it remained near a three-decade low reached Monday (June3 27) after the huge sell-off that occurred following the vote to exit the European Union.
Likewise the Stoxx Europe 600 rose 2.9% Tuesday morning (June 28) after falling 11% over the previous two trading days following the vote. Financial stocks have led the gains in Europe after two days of sharp losses.
The article went on to point out that, in the United Sta ...Read More >>
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