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Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Sirius Minerals wins sales deal with U.S. company, (NASDAQ: TUES)

Potash miner Sirius Minerals Plc said a deal to sell at least 500,000 tonnes of polyhalite a year to a U.S. company had bumped up sales commitments to 96 percent at phase 1 of its controversial potash project in Northern England.The miner did not identify the buyer but said it was a Fortune 500 agri-business.The news sent the AIM-listed miner's shares up as much as 9.26 percent, making it one of the top percentage gainers on the London Stock Exchange on Tuesday morning.Sirius Minerals, which has been struggling to get permissions to mine polyhalite beneath the national park in North Yorkshire, said last week that it would re-apply for fresh planning approvals by July.

Tuesday Morning Corporation is a closeout retailer of upscale decorative home accessories, housewares, and famous-maker gifts in the United States. Shares of TUES fell by 1.71% or $-0.23/share to $13.20. In the past year, the shares have traded as low as $6.75 and as high as $16.44. On average, 441881 shares of TUES exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 210131.