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Tyson reports earnings as ag industry watches broilers, Trump threats

Annie Baxter Feb 6, 2017
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Tyson reports earnings as ag industry watches broilers, Trump threats

Annie Baxter Feb 6, 2017
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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.

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