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Justice Dept. won’t allow Sprint & T-Mobile to merge as currently structured

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From Steve Goldstein: Shares of Sprint S, -10.15% and T-Mobile US TMUS, -4.86% fell in after-hours trade after The Wall Street Journal reported that Justice Department staffers have told the companies their planned merger is unlikely to be approved as currently structured. The report citing people familiar with the matter as saying the staff members questioned the companies' arguments that the combination would produce important efficiencies for the merged firm. Sprint shares dropped 9% in after-hours action, and T-Mobile shares lost 4%.
BATS:IYZ April 16, 2019 5:11pm

BlackRock’s CEO says stock market at ‘risk of a melt-up, not a meltdown’

From William Matts: BlackRock Inc. BLK, +2.93%  Chief Exeuctive Larry Fink says that with stocks knocking on the door of records, a surge to the upside appears more likely than a market collapse. That is because so many investors still have lots of cash to put to work, the head of the world's largest asset manager told CNBC in a Tuesday interview.
NYSE:SPY April 16, 2019 3:44pm

The marijuana sector trades higher after surveys find Americans favor legalization

From Ciara Linnane: Cannabis stocks rose across the board on Tuesday, as three separate surveys found Americans are increasingly in favor of legalization, demonstrating a major shift in opinion over the last two decades.
NYSE:MJ April 16, 2019 3:34pm

Oil just had a 6-week rally, something that’s only occurred 5 times in the last 9 years

From staff: Oil prices have risen for sixth consecutive weeks, notching an 11% gain for crude during the rally. While a pullback could occur -- the oil trade was close to flat on Tuesday as overseas supply threats balanced higher U.S. inventories -- recent history suggests there are more gains to come, not just in oil but also in stocks.
NYSE:USO April 16, 2019 3:18pm

Home-builder sentiment reaches a 6-month high

From Diana Olick:
NYSE:XHB April 16, 2019 12:29pm

The ETFs that have the most short interest are climbing

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From Lizzy Gurdus: On these bets, short-sellers could come up, well, short.
NYSE:XRT April 16, 2019 12:19pm

Gold prices drop, hit a 4-month low

From Mark DeCambre: Gold futures declined on Tuesday, with the precious metal poised for its lowest finish in nearly four months as equity benchmarks in the U.S. flirt with records and government bond yields advance, reflecting growing appetite for assets perceived as risky over so-called havens.
NYSE:GLD April 16, 2019 12:08pm

Marijuana producers are growing enough to meet demand but have trouble delivering product

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From Max A. Cherney: Extraction, processing, packaging and other concerns are mucking up the pot pipeline for companies like Organigram.
NYSE:MJ April 16, 2019 12:00pm

Stocks end down on the day after bank earnings disappoint investors

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From Sunny Oh: U.S. stocks finished slightly lower on Monday after earnings from Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Citigroup Inc. underwhelmed amid concerns over the banking sector's health. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.10% shed 28 points, or 0.1%, to end around 26,384, based on preliminary numbers. The S&P 500SPX, -0.06% fell by less than 0.1% to end around 2,906. The Nasdaq CompositeCOMP, -0.10% fell 0.1% to finish near 7,976. Though both Goldman Sachs and Citigroup C, +0.03% beat their earnings estimates, their sharp decline in revenues failed to impress investors. Market participants are also looking for any signs of a so-called earnings recession, amid expectations S&P 500 constituent firms could post the first quarterly earnings decline in three years. Shares for Goldman SachsGS, -3.82% were down 3.5%.
NYSE:SPY April 15, 2019 6:24pm

Why did the health care sector trade down 2% in March?

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From Lizzy Gurdus: Health care just caught a cold.
NYSE:XLV April 15, 2019 6:23pm

Copper prices remain steady ahead of important China data

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From Reuters:
* Focus on credit and liquidity in China
NYSE:CPER April 15, 2019 6:19pm

Trump says that the Dow Jones Industrial Average should be 5,000 to 10,000 points higher

From Shawn Langlois: The value of the U.S. stock market has risen by $9.1 trillion, or 35.6%, since Election Day in 2016, according to Wilshire Associates.
INDEXDJX:.DJI April 15, 2019 4:10pm

President Trump’s tax reform is having a negative effect on the housing market

From Shelly Hagan: President Trump's tax reform is likely having a negative effect on the housing market, according to a newly published study by researchers at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
NYSE:XHB April 15, 2019 3:57pm

Why investors should be enthusiastic about cannabis stocks

From Wayne Duggan:

Marijuana stocks are soaring in 2019.

NYSE:MJ April 15, 2019 3:32pm

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