Tyson reports earnings as ag industry watches broilers, Trump threats

Annie Baxter Feb 6, 2017
HTML EMBED:
COPY

Tyson reports earnings as ag industry watches broilers, Trump threats

Annie Baxter Feb 6, 2017
HTML EMBED:
COPY

The nation’s top broiler chicken producer, Tyson Foods, reports earnings today. Analysts will be eyeing whether Tyson executives express worries about export markets.

President Donald Trump has, in recent weeks, taken a combative stance toward some key trading partners, like Mexico. He continues to threaten to build a wall and has had sharp words about the U.S. trade deal with Mexico and Canada. Since Mexico is the biggest buyer of U.S. poultry products, there are trade concerns for the poultry industry.

Click the above audio player to hear the full story.

As a nonprofit news organization, our future depends on listeners like you who believe in the power of public service journalism.

Your investment in Marketplace helps us remain paywall-free and ensures everyone has access to trustworthy, unbiased news and information, regardless of their ability to pay.

Donate today — in any amount — to become a Marketplace Investor. Now more than ever, your commitment makes a difference.