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  1. US stocks start week at new highs on deal hopesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | The Republic

    Stocks are breaking records again Tuesday as the market resumes its climb after a holiday break. Energy companies are rising with the price of oil.

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  2. Reduced Ending Stocks Projections Could Impact Corn Prices for 2017-18Read the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Ag Professional

    As we approach the halfway point of the 2016-17 marketing year, decision making regarding planting and new crop marketing get determined. The expectations for corn in the 2017 crop year put forth in this analysis show lower production leading to decreased ending stocks in 2017-18.

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  3. Yamana Gold Reports -a -6 ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | GuruFocus.com

    The Canadian mid-tier gold producer also provided the market with a valuation of its gold, silver and copper reserves and resources. The miner generated EPS of one cent, a 200% increase on a year-over-year basis and in line with analysts' expectations.

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  4. European shares climb to 14-month high on positive surveys, HSBC slumpsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Reuters

    LONDON/MILAN, Feb 21 European shares rose to their highest in over 14 months on Tuesday, with optimism generated by encouraging manufacturing surveys outpacing a steep decline in HSBC shares after a slump in the heavyweight bank's annual pre-tax profit. Europe's biggest bank dropped 6.5 percent and scored its biggest one-day fall in eight years after its results fell far short of analysts' estimates as it took hefty writedowns from its restructuring.

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  5. SodaStream Recalling Carbonating Bottles Over Injury ConcernsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | TheStreet.com

    Shares of SodaStream are down more than 1% on heavy trading volume Tuesday afternoon as the in-home carbonated beverage retailer is recalling about 51,000 of its carbonating bottles. "The bottles can burst under pressure, posing an injury hazard to the user or bystanders," the Consumer Products Safety Commission said on its website .

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  6. Flow of Water Into Economic Pool Has SlowedRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | TheStreet.com

    Fiscal flows has swung sharply negative versus last year. This just happened in a little over a week.

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  7. Why Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Inc. Stock Popped TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | The Motley Fool

    The chicken quick-service restaurant chain is being gobbled up by a larger peer. Here's what investors need to know.

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  8. Helix Energy Solutions Posts Earnings and 2017 Guidance, Shares SurgeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | The Motley Fool

    While it reported a net loss of $0.46 per share on a GAAP basis, it slightly beat expectations on a normalized basis. The big surge seems to be more about its 2017 guidance than its fourth-quarter earnings.

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  9. Wall St Hits Record High as Retail Earnings Boost OptimismRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Fox News

    U.S. stocks hit record intraday highs on Tuesday amid gains across sectors as strong earnings from top retailers underscored the strength of the U.S. economy. One in every six stocks on the S&P 500 hit a new 52-week high as a rally sparked by President Donald Trump's promise of tax reforms showed no sign of fading despite concerns around valuations.

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  10. US stocks start week at new highs on deals and earningsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | The News-Review

    Stocks are breaking records again Tuesday as the market resumed its climb after a holiday break. Energy companies are rising with the price of oil.

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  11. Market Close: NZ shares rise, Scales and Mercury gainRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | NBR Newsroom

    The S&P/NZX 50 Index rose 16.19 points, or 0.2 percent, to 7,115.69. Within the index, 23 stocks rose, 20 fell and seven were unchanged.

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  12. HSBC's profits slump drags FTSE 100 Index into the redRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Brentwoodweeklynews.co.uk

    London's blue chip index was dragged into the red by HSBC after the bank reported a whopping 62% drop in annual profits on Tuesday. HSBC was the worst performer on the index, dropping 6.5% or 46.6p to 665.7p, after posting a worse-than-expected drop in pre-tax profits to 7.1 billion US dollars , down sharply on the 18.9 billion US dollars for 2015.

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  13. Is it time for dividend investors to switch back to bonds?Read the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | The Globe and Mail

    It's a sign of how depressingly low bond yields were that, even after a huge rise in the past year, we're still not even close to a decent return. Bond yields have shot up dramatically in the past 12 months, in large part because of expectations that the economic policies of Donald Trump will generate increased economic growth and inflation.

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  14. HSBC plunge weighs on London, HK marketsRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | The China Post

    A massive drop in profits at banking giant HSBC helped push London and Hong Kong stocks into negative territory on Tuesday, while eurozone markets bounced off Asian gains to edge higher. Protectionist fears under Donald Trump and uncertainties caused by Brexit sparked a huge plunge in 2016 profits, HSBC said, sparking a fall in its share price of over 6 percent in London and dragging the rest of the financial sector lower.

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  15. 3 Factors Driving Stocks Higher And 2 Headwinds That Could Depress StocksRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Benzinga

    Mohamed El-Erian , Allianz's chief economic adviser, was a guest on CNBC's "Squawk Box" segment on Tuesday and discussed three factors are moving stocks higher and two factors that could put a dent in the ongoing rally. Cash sitting on the sidelines continues to be put back into the equity markets as investors are finding M&A activity, dividends and share buybacks a bullish signal.

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  16. Hedge Funds Continue to Chase the Herd With Record Momentum Bets an hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Bloomberg

    Loosely defined as betting on shares that went up the fastest over the preceding nine-to-12 months, hedge funds are the most reliant on momentum strategies since at least 2010, according to an Evercore ISI analysis of 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Meanwhile, they've reduced their bearish bet on value stocks, which are priced at deep discounts to earnings and assets, for the first time in nine quarters, the study shows.

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  17. Two-year Treasury auction sees strong demandRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | MarketWatch

    Two-year Treasury notes auctioned by the Treasury Department on Tuesday received strong demand, largely thanks to a surge in buying from foreign investors. The yield on notes sold at the auction was half a basis point lower than their comparable 1 p.m. level, according to Treasury data, meaning that investors paid a premium for the bonds.

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  18. Stocks gain as Dow rises for 8th straight sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | USA Today

    Stocks posted solid gains with the Dow Jones Industrial Average up for its eighth straight session on the back of positive retail earnings. Retailers Walmart , Home Depot and Macy's each topped quarterly profit estimates.

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  19. Fund manager Q&A: A diversified approach to income-investingRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | USA Today

    Fund manager Q&A: A diversified approach to income-investing Bond investors aren't exactly known as risk-seekers. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2lrxYOa But when interest rates and inflation could be on the rise, playing it too safe in a "vanilla" bond index fund may not cut it.

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  20. Dream run for midcaps with all time highsRead the original story

    30 min ago | Mydigitalfc.com

    Small and midcap stocks are on a roll as institutional and retail investors are making big bets on these stocks, some of which have hit lifetime highs. Both the small and mid cap indices, which are currently at new all-time highs, have outperformed benchmark indices like the BSE S&P Sensex and NSE Nifty by a large margin over the past one year.

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