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Tue, Feb 19th, 2019
Walmart, D.R. Horton rise; Transocean, Weight Watchers fall

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Tuesday:

WTW : 28.91 (-4.52%)
WIN : 1.31 (-61.13%)
NAVI : 12.79 (+9.04%)
LUV : 57.67 (-0.05%)
RIG : 8.73 (-2.24%)
DHI : 40.43 (+1.15%)
Markets Right Now: Stocks extend gains into a 4th week

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):

JPM : 105.18 (-0.35%)
WMT : 102.20 (+2.21%)
Trump says he's in no rush to see North Korea give up nukes

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he wants to see North Korea eventually give up its nuclear weapons program, but adds he's not in any rush because U.S. relations with Pyongyang...

Consumer goods companies lead modest rebound in US stocks

U.S. stock indexes were on track for modest gains in late-afternoon trading Tuesday as solid earnings from Walmart encouraged investors to bid up other retailers and consumer goods companies.

JPM : 105.18 (-0.35%)
WMT : 102.20 (+2.21%)
TGT : 73.30 (+0.63%)
Payless files for bankruptcy, closing North American stores

NEW YORK (AP) — Payless ShoeSource has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and is shuttering its remaining stores in North America.

FAA probes Southwest calculations of baggage weight on jets

Federal officials have told Southwest Airlines to fix the way it calculates the weight of luggage loaded on flights after finding frequent mistakes during a yearlong investigation.

I owe how much? Americans shocked by impact of new tax law

Wait, I owe the IRS?

Twitter tightens up EU political ad rules ahead of election

LONDON (AP) — Twitter said Tuesday it is tightening up rules for European Union political ads ahead of bloc-wide elections this spring, following similar moves by fellow tech giants Facebook and Google....

EU gets heavy-duty on pollution: 1st standards for trucks

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Tuesday reached a tentative agreement on the first specific EU standards for trucks, seeking to get polluting CO2 levels down.

Tech could unite Europe's populists ahead of EU vote in May

PARIS (AP) — The web platform was named for a revered French populist philosopher and created by an Italian internet entrepreneur to transform common grievances into proposals and activists into political...

Millennial Money: Make your funds move at the speed of life

Change is constant — especially when you're young. Chances are you'll cycle through a few moves, job changes and romantic relationships as you establish your life as a young adult.

Honda to shut plant in Brexit-shaken Britain

LONDON (AP) — Japanese carmaker Honda plans to close its car factory in western England in 2021, a fresh blow to the British economy as it struggles with the uncertainty associated with leaving the European...

GM : 39.53 (+1.13%)
HMC : 27.56 (+0.69%)
US, China resume trade talks in Washington ahead of deadline

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China resume talks Tuesday aimed at ending a fight over Beijing's technology ambitions ahead of a deadline for a massive U.S. tariff hike.

World stocks turn lower ahead of more China-US trade talks

BANGKOK (AP) — Stock mostly fell in Europe and Asia on Tuesday and U.S. markets looked set to open lower as Chinese and U.S. negotiators geared up for trade talks in Washington.

Exposed Chinese database shows depth of surveillance state

BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese database Victor Gevers found online was not just a collection of old personal details.

Honda Motor says it will close its car factory in western England's Swindon in 2021, with loss of 3,500 jobs

TOKYO (AP) — Honda Motor says it will close its car factory in western England's Swindon in 2021, with loss of 3,500 jobs.

HSBC reports net profit at $12.6B in 2018

LONDON (AP) — Europe's biggest bank has reported its net profit jumped 30 percent in 2018 from the previous year to $12.6 billion.

China auto sales fall in January for eighth month

BEIJING (AP) — China's auto sales fell for an eighth month in January, extending a painful decline for the biggest global market as demand cooled amid a slowing economy and tariffs standoff with the...

NSANY : 17.0100 (-0.44%)
Liz Weston: Are you picking the wrong money goals?

Setting smart, achievable goals is important if you want to take charge of your financial life. But many of us are surprisingly bad at choosing the goals that actually matter most to us.

New Zealand leader says no final decision on using Huawei

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Tuesday that no final decision has been made on whether Huawei equipment can be used in a planned network upgrade.

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L.S. Starrett Company (SCX)

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the tool and instrument company L.S. Starrett (SCX). I found the stock by sorting Barchart's Top Stocks to Ownlist first by the most frequent number of new highs in the last month, then I used the Flipcha...
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