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Poland's coal imports from U.S. rose five-fold in 2017

WARSAW, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Poland's coal imports from the United States jumped five-fold last year to 839,000 tonnes due to shortages on the domestic market, data from the state-run ARP agency, which monitors the Polish coal market, showed.

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Asian shares extend global recovery as volatility subsides

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares gained on Monday, joining a global recovery for equity markets as sentiment improved gradually from a recent shakeout that was sparked by fears of creeping inflation and higher borrowing costs.

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For timing of Aramco IPO, watch forward oil price curve

LONDON (Reuters) - It's the burning question in the oil industry: when will Saudi Arabia pull the trigger on the Aramco stock market listing?

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UPDATE 2-Australia's Domain steady in slipping property market, shares rise

* Domain posts 12.5 pct revenue rise in stalled property market

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Morning News Call - India, February 19

(Debt and currency markets are closed on Monday, February 19 for Shivaji Jayanti.) To access the newsletter, click on the link: http://share.thomsonreuters.com/assets/newsletters/Indiamorning/MNC_IN_02192018.pdf If you would like to receive this newsletter via email, please register at: https://forms.thomsonreuters.com/india-morning/ FACTORS TO WATCH 10:00 am: Tata Steel MD T.V. Narendran, Tata Consultancy Services HR Head D.P. Nambiar, Hindustan Unilever E

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Nikkei rises to 1-1/2-week high, exporters and big-caps gain

TOKYO, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average rose to a 1-1/2-week high on Monday morning as exporters took advantage of a pullback in the yen, while market heavyweights such as Fanuc and Fast Retailing helped boost the benchmark index.

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Asian shares extend global recovery, volatility subsides

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares ticked up on Monday, joining a global recovery for equity markets as sentiment improved gradually from a recent shakeout that stemmed from fears of creeping inflation and higher borrowing costs.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares extend global recovery, volatility subsides

TOKYO, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Asian shares ticked up on Monday, joining a global recovery for equity markets as sentiment improved gradually from a recent shakeout that stemmed from fears of creeping inflation and higher borrowing costs.

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Lego builds foundations in China classrooms as old markets slow

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Danish toymaker Lego is hoping to build a following with Chinese parents by promoting its place in the classroom as well as the toy box.

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Jittery U.S. bond market braces for supply wave

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bond investors, who have been on edge over signs of growing inflation and a possibly more aggressive Federal Reserve, will have their work cut out for them as the U.S. government seeks to sell $258 billion worth of debt this coming week.

de Blasio, Bill nytimes.com

Homelessness, Step by Step

New York City makes it hard to enter shelters, and the housing market makes it hard to leave them. The process has many phases — the stages of homelessness.

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Three Suicide Bombers Kill at Least 18 in Nigeria

The attackers, all believed to be women, targeted a fish market in Maiduguri, the Nigerian city that gave rise to the Islamist militants of Boko Haram.

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AstraZeneca's immunotherapy drug wins key lung cancer approval

LONDON (Reuters) - AstraZeneca's immunotherapy drug Imfinzi has won crucial approval from U.S. regulators for use in lung cancer, opening up a multibillion-dollar market for a medicine that has so far lagged behind competitors.

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UPDATE 1-AstraZeneca's immunotherapy drug wins key lung cancer approval

* Rival BMS, Merck, Roche drugs approved for later disease (Adds details on competition, size of market opportunity)

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Stock volatility: back with a bang and here to stay

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock markets are unlikely to return to the unusually calm conditions seen last year, even though equities have already recovered more than half the ground lost in the recent selloff and traders have rapidly dialed down fear.

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Winn-Dixie owner Bi-Lo preparing for bankruptcy filing - sources

Feb 16 (Reuters) - Supermarket company Bi-Lo LLC, which owns the Winn-Dixie chain, is planning to close at least 100 stores in a potential bankruptcy, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

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Trader sues Fidelity over website glitch during market rout

BOSTON, Feb 16 (Reuters) - A New Jersey trader filed a lawsuit against Fidelity Investments, accusing it of "gross negligence" because he could not make trades on the company's website earlier this month during a volatile time on the stock market.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX racks up best week in two years as oil shares rise

Feb 16 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose on Friday as a boost from the heavyweight energy sector helped the market rack up its best weekly performance in nearly two years.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks set for best week in 6 years, dollar climbs

NEW YORK, Feb 16 (Reuters) - Global stocks rose on Friday and were set for their best week in six years as strong corporate earnings offset concerns about rising inflation and interest rates, while the U.S. dollar edged higher from a three-year low against major currencies.

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WhatsApp to go ahead with 'full feature' money transfer service in India

MUMBAI (Reuters) - WhatsApp will launch a "full feature" inter-bank money transfer service in India, its biggest market, after a test involving a million users, National Payments Corp of India said.

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Fiat Chrysler to recall 228,508 trucks to fix shifter issue

(Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV's U.S. unit said on Friday it would recall about 228,508 trucks in the United States, Canada, Mexico and some other markets to prevent drivers from unintentionally shifting their vehicles out of "park."

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Computer-driven hedge funds lose out on volatility spike: HSBC data

LONDON (Reuters) - Performance from computer-driven hedge funds run by industry stalwarts Cantab Capital Partners and Systematica Investments took a hit after market volatility in February, showed...

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UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Feb 16

Feb 16 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 30 points higher at 7,264.8 on Friday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.48 percent ahead of the cash market open.

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REFILE-Foreigners' net selling of Japan stocks hits highest since Aug 2015

TOKYO, Feb 16 (Reuters) - Net selling of Japanese stocks by foreign investors last week hit the highest since China's stock market crash in 2015, as a sharp sell-off on Wall Street triggered a global flight from riskier assets, exchange data showed.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares extend bounce to 5th day, dollar sags to 3-year low

* Fall in Vix futures suggest position unwinding over for now

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S.E.C. Blocks Chinese Takeover of Chicago Stock Exchange

The proposed deal drew sharp criticisms from Republican and Democratic lawmakers, who said it could put the security of United States financial markets at risk.

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Asian shares extend recovery into fifth day, dollar weak

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares extended their recovery from two-month lows into a fifth day on Friday as the Wall Street market volatility gauge fell, while the U.S. dollar was undermined by various worries including rising inflation.

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Volatility holds key to bank revenue revival from 2017 slump: survey

LONDON (Reuters) - Revenues at the world's 12 biggest investment banks fell to their lowest levels since 2008 last year, a survey showed on Friday, while a return to more volatile global markets in 2018 could be a mixed blessing for their business.

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U.S. 'junk' bond funds hit by second biggest cash withdrawals: Lipper

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. fund investors fled the riskier corners of the debt market, pulling the second-highest amount of cash on record from high-yield "junk" bonds during the latest week, Lipper...

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BRIEF-Piper Jaffray Forms Middle-Market Debt Underwriting Vehicle

* PIPER JAFFRAY COMPANIES FORMS MIDDLE-MARKET DEBT UNDERWRITING VEHICLE WITH $1.0 BILLION OF EQUITY COMMITMENTS

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Wall St. rallies for fifth straight session on tech lift

(Reuters) - Wall Street surged on Thursday to notch its fifth straight session of gains, led by Apple and other technology stocks as investors shrugged off recent inflation worries that sent the market into a sell-off at the start of the month.

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U.S. market gurus who predicted selloff say current calm an illusion

Some veteran investors who were vindicated in calling for a pullback in shares and a spike in volatility could now be cheering. Actually, they're looking at the risks that still lie ahead in the...

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks climb, shrugging off inflation data; dollar falls

* Dollar weakens to 15-month low vs yen despite rising yields

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UPDATE 7-Oil mixed, Brent eases on U.S. dollar weakness, WTI edges higher

* Saudi Arabia would rather see tight market than end cuts early

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U.S. regulator moves to clear market barriers for energy storage technology

WASHINGTON, Feb 15 (Reuters) - In a boost for electric storage technology, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on Thursday approved a new rule to remove barriers to batteries and other storage resources in U.S. power markets.

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U.S. weekly jobless claims rebound from near 45-year lows

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rebounded from a near 45-year low last week, but remained below a level that is associated with a tightening labor market.

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XPO Logistics expects 750,000 European home deliveries for 2018

SEATTLE (Reuters) - XPO Logistics Inc said on Thursday it expects to make or manage 750,000 deliveries of bulky goods like flat-screen televisions and furniture to homes in Europe in 2018, as the U.S.-based company dips its toe into a crowded and fast-growing market.

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BRIEF-LiveRamp Acquires Pacific Data Partners

* LIVERAMP ACQUIRES PACIFIC DATA PARTNERS TO REVOLUTIONIZE B2B MARKETING WITH PEOPLE-BASED PRECISION

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Retirement savers, how much market risk can you handle?

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.

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A year into OPEC's production cuts, Asia's oil markets have tightened

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Just over a year into production cuts lead by OPEC and Russia, oil markets in Asia have tightened noticeably as significant amounts of excess crude have been taken off tankers used for storage and delivered to customers across the region.

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Amazon says to create 2,000 jobs in France in 2018

PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. online retail giant Amazon said on Thursday it will create 2,000 permanent contract positions this year in France, its largest market in Europe after Britain and Germany.

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Hedge funds Steadfast and Suvretta jump onto CSX in fourth quarter

BOSTON (Reuters) - Wall Street investors were so convinced that Hunter Harrison could turn around railroad CSX Corp that the company lost $4 billion in market value when the former CEO took a medical leave in December and died only a few days later.

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As the Streaming Wars Heat Up, Ryan Murphy Cashes In

The producer agreed to a $300 million Netflix deal months after Shonda Rhimes signed for $100 million and Apple and Amazon contributed to a manic market.

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Stock market shrugs off CPI rise but inflation obsession may linger

NEW YORK (Reuters) - So, were the stock market's fears about inflation ... inflated?

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Bond prices drop, stocks rally after spike in U.S. CPI data

NEW YORK, Feb 14 (Reuters) - U.S. debt prices fell on Wednesday after a spike in U.S. consumer prices in January raised expectations the Federal Reserve may quicken the pace of interest rate hikes, while global stocks rose as investors took a longer view of inflation.

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UPDATE 6-Oil rebounds after U.S. inventory figures, Saudi comments

* Saudi Arabia says prefers tighter market to early exit from cuts

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Where should you put money if you think the market will crash?

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Chipotle shares jump as new chief sparks hope of quicker turnaround

(Reuters) - Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc shares jumped more than 11 percent premarket on Wednesday, as analysts called its recruitment of Taco Bell chief executive Brian Niccol a potentially "transformational moment" after two years of brand-crushing food-safety scandals.

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Got cash? Here is what to do with it now

While there is no return to the 5 percent money market yields savers got a decade ago, there is some relief.

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Physical oil market sends warning to OPEC: Rout might not be over

LONDON (Reuters) - As OPEC watches a near 15 percent drop in the oil price in three weeks, important indicators in the physical crude market are flashing signals that the decline might be far from over.

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The Shortlist: 3 Books to Help You Understand Millennials and Beyond

Whether it’s the modern labor market, a selfie obsession or loneliness brought on by cellphone addiction, here’s what’s wrong with young people.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Emerging stocks, FX sail higher ahead of US inflation

LONDON, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Emerging stocks extended their rally for a third day and a weaker dollar lifted currencies ahead of a key U.S. inflation report on Wednesday while South Africa investors were poised for the next twist in the saga over President Jacob Zuma's future.

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FOREX-Dollar drops as investors remain edgy before US inflation data

LONDON, Feb 14 (Reuters) - The dollar hit a 15-month low against the yen and fell versus the euro for the fourth consecutive day on Wednesday, with investors nervous ahead of key U.S. inflation numbers due later amid a fragile recovery in equity markets.

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Potash market recovery boosts Israel Chemicals' revenue, profit

JERUSALEM, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Israel Chemicals (ICL) reported on Wednesday higher revenue and profit in the fourth quarter, beating expectations as potash prices rose and expenses fell at the world's sixth-largest producer of the fertiliser ingredient.

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U.S. inflation test looms large, dollar falls

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar slid to a 15-month low against the yen on Wednesday, while world stock markets found firmer ground ahead of U.S. inflation numbers that could soothe, or inflame, fears of faster interest-rate hikes globally.

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GLOBAL MARKETS- US inflation test looms large, dollar falls

LONDON, Feb 14 (Reuters) - The dollar slid to a 15-month low against the yen on Wednesday, while world stock markets found firmer ground ahead of U.S. inflation numbers that could soothe, or inflame, fears of faster interest-rate hikes globally.

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Rising U.S. bond yields offer relief to corporate America's pension plans

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The swift rise in U.S. bond yields in February may be whipsawing some stock market portfolios but it may bring relief to corporate America's largest pension plans.

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Asia shares wary of U.S. inflation, dollar breaks down

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian share markets turned mixed on Wednesday as investor nerves were strained ahead of a U.S. inflation report that could soothe, or inflame, fears of faster rate hikes globally.

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METALS-Shanghai copper rises on short-covering, LME tops $7,000

(Adds broker comment, updates prices) BEIJING, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Shanghai copper prices rose for a second session on Wednesday, tracking a strong jump in London the previous day, as traders took up new positions in the metal before the Shanghai Futures Exchange (ShFE) closes for a national holiday. Market open interest on Shanghai copper hit 811,170 lots on Tuesday, the highest since January 2016, ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday in China beginning on Thursday. Traders are l

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Explainer: Rising U.S. inflation and what it means for markets

(Reuters) - U.S. financial markets have been roiled recently by something neither the economy nor investors have had to contend with for the better part of a decade: concerns they may soon have to reckon with rising inflation.

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Tetraphase's antibiotic fails late-stage study, shares plummet

(Reuters) - Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday its lead experimental antibiotic to treat serious infections did not meet the main goals in a late-stage study, sending its shares plunging more than 60 percent in after-market trading.

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Wall Street ends up for third straight session; inflation data ahead

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street climbed on Tuesday for a third straight session, buoyed by Amazon.com and Apple , while investors focused on inflation data on Wednesday that could upset the market's fragile recovery - or clear the way for more gains.

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Market volatility, budget deficits pose test for Fed's Powell

DAYTON, Ohio (Reuters) - When the Federal Reserve's policy meeting ended last month, U.S. stock indexes were near record highs, market volatility was almost non-existent and policymakers chatted about the calm waters welcoming incoming central bank chief Jerome Powell.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Yields, stocks dip ahead of US inflation data

NEW YORK, Feb 13 (Reuters) - U.S. bond yields and world equity markets dipped on Tuesday, ahead of a widely anticipated U.S. inflation report later this week that may provide some indication of the pace of future interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve.

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Investors most neutral on U.S. bonds since October -JPMorgan

NEW YORK, Feb 13 (Reuters) - The share of investors holding longer-dated U.S. Treasuries equal to their benchmarks rose to its highest in about four months following last week's market turmoil, JPMorgan Chase & Co's latest client survey showed on Tuesday. Benchmark 10-year Treasury yields hit a four-year high of 2.902 percent on Monday on concerns about rising inflation and increased borrowing to fund more federal spending. The 10-year yield swung in a 24 basis point trading range la

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Amerisource deal may not keep Walgreens competitive: analysts

(Reuters) - Walgreens' potential deal for drug distributor AmerisourceBergen will boost its cash flow and push it deeper into a lucrative specialty pharmacy market, but may fail to keep it competitive in an evolving U.S. healthcare sector, analysts said.

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Goldman was caught 'wrongfooted' in trading but outlook better: CEO

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc's trading division was caught "wrongfooted" last year, bracing for a return of volatility that did not materialize in financial markets, Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Blankfein said on Tuesday.

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'Whistleblower' alleges manipulation of Cboe volatility index

NEW YORK/BENGALURU (Reuters) - Wall Street's most widely followed gauge of future stock market volatility is being manipulated, causing billions of dollars in losses a year to unwary investors, a law firm representing an "anonymous whistleblower" alleged in a letter to U.S. financial regulators and released on Monday.

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BRIEF-Advaxis Submits Conditional MAA For Second-Line Metastatic Cervical Cancer Treatment In European Union

* ADVAXIS SUBMITS CONDITIONAL MARKETING AUTHORIZATION APPLICATION FOR AXALIMOGENE FILOLISBAC FOR THE SECOND-LINE TREATMENT OF METASTATIC CERVICAL CANCER IN EUROPEAN UNION

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Teva planned for second generic Copaxone to enter market in 2018

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israel-based Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said on Tuesday it had anticipated and planned for a second generic competitor to its multiple sclerosis treatment Copaxone to enter the market in 2018.

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Q&A: Volatility creates opportunity in emerging markets - PGIM head

(Reuters) - The only thing abnormal that the head of Prudential Financial Inc's asset management unit sees in the recent burst of stock market volatility is that it had not happened sooner. PGIM...

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Blue Apron ramps marketing back up, revenue drop smaller than feared

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Blue Apron Holdings Inc shares jumped 9 percent in premarket trading on Tuesday after the meal-kit maker reported a smaller-than-expected revenue drop and quarterly loss as a costly distribution hub switch forced it to slash marketing.

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Stock futures point to dip on Wall St. after two days of gains

(Reuters) - U.S. stock futures pointed to another dip at the open for Wall Street on Tuesday, halting two days of gains that had somewhat cooled investor nerves about a burgeoning market correction.

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The bond market scare might not be over

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Goldilocks fights back but bears still swinging

LONDON (Reuters) - The fight between Goldilocks bets - on the not too hot, not too cold global economy - and market bears who have delivered some hefty blows in recent weeks, continued on Tuesday with little sign yet of a clear winner.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Goldilocks fights back but bears still swinging

LONDON, Feb 13 (Reuters) - The fight between Goldilocks bets - on the not too hot, not too cold global economy - and market bears who have delivered some hefty blows in recent weeks, continued on Tuesday with little sign yet of a clear winner.

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Brands in Hong Kong expand again as retail sales recover

HONG KONG, Feb 13 (Reuters) - Retailers in Hong Kong such as Chow Tai Fook, the world's No. 2 jeweller after Tiffany's by market capitalisation, are expanding again in a sign of confidence for a sector critical to the economy.

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Novartis gains U.S. approval for delayed MS drug

ZURICH (Reuters) - Novartis's Sandoz division has won U.S. approval for a larger dosage of its Glatopa drug for multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, ending a costly delay that allowed rival generics makers to beat it to market.

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History suggests strong economy can ward off bear market

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Faith in the economy is reason to think this current stock market correction is unlikely to deepen into a full-blown bear market.

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Investors await Goldman's $5 billion answers as trading picks up

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Last year, Goldman Sachs Group Inc executives met with some skepticism after unveiling an ambitious plan to grow revenue by $5 billion, whether or not markets remained subdued. Now that trading has picked up, Wall Street is hoping the bank can do even better.

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'Whistleblower' alleges VIX manipulation, urges regulatory probe

(Reuters) - A scheme to manipulate Wall Street's fear gauge, VIX, poses risk to the entire equity market and costs investors hundreds of millions of dollars a month, a law firm on behalf of an "anonymous whistleblower" told U.S. financial regulators and urged them to investigate before additional losses are suffered.

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"Whistleblower" alleges VIX manipulation, urges regulatory probe

Feb 12 (Reuters) - A scheme to manipulate Wall Street's fear gauge, VIX, poses risk to the entire equity market and costs investors hundreds of millions of dollars a month, a law firm on behalf of an "anonymous whistleblower" told U.S. financial regulators and urged them to investigate before additional losses are suffered.

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Nikkei rebounds after sharp weekly drop as U.S. shares recover

TOKYO, Feb 13 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average rebounded on Tuesday morning after suffering a sharp drop last week, as investors played catch-up after U.S. shares rose on Monday, when markets were closed for a national holiday in Japan.

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Rattled by U.S. fiscal, monetary tug-of-war, investors start looking abroad

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The worst week in the U.S. stock market in two years and benchmark 10-year Treasury yields hitting four-year highs are prompting fund managers to rethink their allocation plans.

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For advertisers, Snapchat's got the kids

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Social network Instagram has come to look more like rival Snapchat after copying some of its features, but marketers say Snapchat's younger audience and safeguards against poor placement drive enthusiasm for advertising on the smaller app.

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Oil prices firm as global stock markets rebound

* API to report storage estimates on Tuesday, EIA on Wednesday

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Wall Street bounces back after tumultuous week

(Reuters) - Wall Street's three major indexes rebounded on Monday with broad-based gains as investors regained some confidence after U.S. equities' biggest weekly drop in two years, but strategists stopped short of calling an end to the market pullback.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-World shares rebound after worst week in two years

NEW YORK, Feb 12 (Reuters) - World shares rallied on Monday in a broad advance that brushed off fresh rises in global bond yields that have been driven by inflation fears as investors shifted asset allocations after the worst week in global markets in the past two years.

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British watchdog tells algorithmic traders to tighten controls

LONDON (Reuters) - Some firms using computers to trade at ultra-fast speeds are not applying safeguards required to avert market meltdowns, Britain's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said on Monday.

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U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau aims for more restraint: memo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will pull back its activities and seek to promote a free market for financial services, according to a memo obtained by Reuters on Monday.

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Uber tests cheaper 'Hurry Hurry' service for errands in Nairobi

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Uber is testing a service in Nairobi that was inspired by residents' use of the platform for errands and aims to tap into a new segment of the city's active ride-hailing market, a regional executive said on Monday.

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BRIEF-Apriva & OTI Partner For Exclusive Client-Friendly Payment Solution

* APRIVA & OTI PARTNER FOR EXCLUSIVE CLIENT-FRIENDLY PAYMENT SOLUTION IN THE NORTH AMERICAN MARKET Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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British watchdog tells computer traders to tighten controls

LONDON (Reuters) - Some firms using computers to trade at ultra-fast speeds are not applying safeguards required to avert market meltdowns, Britain's Financial Conduct Authority said on Monday.

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A culprit for financial site glitches: you and your apps

BOSTON (Reuters) - Jittery investors and their smartphones stressed out leading U.S. online financial sites last week as heavy volatility shook markets, technology analysts said.

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Data overload: commodity hedge funds close as computers dominate

LONDON (Reuters) - "Chocfinger" made his name and his money by taking bold bets on cocoa markets. But after nearly four decades of trading, sometimes winning, sometimes losing, Anthony Ward threw in the towel.

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INSIGHT-Data overload: commodity hedge funds close as computers dominate

LONDON, Feb 12 (Reuters) - "Chocfinger" made his name and his money by taking bold bets on cocoa markets. But after nearly four decades of trading, sometimes winning, sometimes losing, Anthony Ward threw in the towel.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Emerging stocks bounce, S.Africa firms as Zuma's fate weighed

LONDON, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Emerging stocks bounced off 1-1/2 month lows on Monday, snapping a seven-day losing streak as developed equity markets steadied, while South African markets gained ahead of a meeting set to decide President Jacob Zuma's fate.

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RPT-COLUMN-VIX 20-20 vision needed for clear market outlook: McGeever

LONDON, Feb 9 (Reuters) - Market seismographs are still twitching at levels almost twice the historical average and Wall Street's gauge of implied volatility needs to return below 20 percent for stocks to stabilise.

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Stocks try a tentative bounce, bonds fret on U.S. inflation

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian share markets found a semblance of calm on Monday as S&P futures extended their bounce, though global investors were still fretting about the risks from looming U.S. inflation data after last week's sharp sell-off.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks try a tentative bounce, bonds fret on U.S. inflation

SYDNEY, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Asian share markets found a semblance of calm on Monday as S&P futures extended their bounce, though global investors were still fretting about the risks from looming U.S. inflation data after last week's sharp sell-off.