#Good morning traders of the r/StockMarket sub! Happy Wednesday! Here are your stock movers & news for today-

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#[Frontrunning: February 15](http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-02-15/frontrunning-february-15)

* World stocks at 21-month highs on Yellen, U.S. outlook (Reuters); Dollar notches longest run of gains in five years before CPI data (Reuters)
* Nervous About the ACA, GOP Divisions Emerge Over Repeal Effort (BBG)
* Flynn Probed by FBI Over Calls With Russian Official (WSJ)
* Russia Questions Mount for Trump White House Reeling From Flynn Fallout (BBG)
* Trump knew for weeks aide was misleading over Russia (Reuters)
* U.S. Drops Insistence on Two-State Solution in Mideast (WSJ)
* Trump to welcome Netanyahu as Palestinians fear U.S. shift (Reuters)
* Yellen Sets High Hurdle for Reducing Fed’s Massive Bond Holdings (BBG)
* Why the Trump Organization Was Cited in a Brazil Corruption Probe (BBG)
* Bank of America Misses a Big Options Payday, Goldman Cashes In (WSJ)
* Eurozone trade surplus jumps in December (FT)
* Why Data Nerds Struggle to Gain Power at Hedge Funds (BBG)
* Malaysia detains woman, seeking others in connection with North Korean murder (Reuters)
* Why America’s Tallest Dam Is Suddenly in Danger (BBG)
* U.S. Defense Secretary in Brussels Amid Turmoil Over Flynn (WSJ)
* Retail CEOs to meet Trump in bid to kill U.S. border tax (Reuters)
* Central bankers take up arms against protectionism (Business Times)
* GM, PSA bosses try to sell Europe deal amid German, UK worries (Reuters)
* French government spokesman says aware of German concerns over Peugeot-Opel deal (Reuters)
* PepsiCo profit beats on demand for healthy snacks, drinks (Reuters)
* As AP Tests Gain Popularity, Some Colleges Push Back (WSJ)
* Berkshire takes huge bite of Apple, boosts airline stakes (Reuters)

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#STOCK FUTURES NOW:
######(**[CLICK HERE FOR STOCK FUTURES CHARTS!](http://finviz.com/futures.ashx)**)

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#YESTERDAY’S MARKET HEAT MAP:
######(**[CLICK HERE FOR YESTERDAY’S MARKET HEAT MAP!](http://i.imgur.com/wwu7dST.png)**)

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#YESTERDAY’S S&P SECTORS:
######(**[CLICK HERE FOR YESTERDAY’S S&P SECTORS CHART!](http://i.imgur.com/aUAxA2B.png)**)

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#TODAY’S ECONOMIC CALENDAR:
######(**[CLICK HERE FOR TODAY’S ECONOMIC CALENDAR PAGE #1!](http://i.imgur.com/X43WGzm.png)**)

######(**[CLICK HERE FOR TODAY’S ECONOMIC CALENDAR PAGE #2!](http://i.imgur.com/cSffBCf.png)**)

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#THIS WEEK’S IPO’S:
NONE.

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#THIS WEEK’S EARNINGS CALENDAR:
######(**[CLICK HERE FOR THIS WEEK’S EARNINGS CALENDAR!](http://i.imgur.com/8u3TlRI.jpg)**)

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#THIS MORNING’S PRE-MARKET EARNINGS CALENDAR:
######(**[CLICK HERE FOR THIS MORNING’S PRE-MARKET EARNINGS CALENDAR!](http://i.imgur.com/Dh4f4yq.jpg)**)

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#EARNINGS RELEASES BEFORE THE OPEN TODAY:
######(**[CLICK HERE FOR THIS MORNING’S EARNINGS RELEASES!](http://i.imgur.com/ewdpE55.png)**)

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#EARNINGS RELEASES AFTER THE CLOSE TODAY:
######(**[CLICK HERE FOR THIS AFTERNOON’S EARNINGS RELEASES PAGE #1!](http://i.imgur.com/clufyZ7.png)**)

######(**[CLICK HERE FOR THIS AFTERNOON’S EARNINGS RELEASES PAGE #2!](http://i.imgur.com/v151QA0.png)**)

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#THIS MORNING’S ANALYST UPGRADES/DOWNGRADES:
######(**[CLICK HERE FOR THIS MORNING’S UPGRADES/DOWNGRADES!](http://i.imgur.com/OWg70L7.png)**)

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#THIS MORNING’S MOST ACTIVE TRENDING DISCUSSIONS:

* GRPN
* PEP
* VRX
* SGNL
* FOSL
* SPY
* LC
* SHOP
* DVN
* FIG
* CSCO
* TMUS
* MAR
* SODA
* FLIR
* WYN
* AYR
* XOMA
* AKR
* SKT
* LECO
* CPLA
* CAI
* WIX

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#THIS MORNING’S STOCK NEWS MOVERS:

######(**source: [cnbc.com](http://www.cnbc.com/2017/02/15/early-movers-pep-antm-hlt-amzn-googl-iart-more.html)**)

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> **PepsiCo** — The beverage and snack giant earned an adjusted $1.20 per share for the fourth quarter, 4 cents a share above estimates. Revenue also beat forecasts, and the company announced a 7 percent dividend hike, as well. PepsiCo gave a full-year outlook that fell slightly below Street forecasts, with CEO Indra Nooyi saying the company expects global economic challenges this year.

#**STOCK SYMBOL:** PEP

* [CLICK HERE FOR CHART!](http://elite.finviz.com/chart.ashx?t=PEP&ty=c&ta=st_c,sch_200p,sma_50,sma_200,sma_20,sma_100,bb_20_2,rsi_b_14,macd_b_12_26_9,stofu_b_14_3_3&p=d&s=l)

######(**[CLICK HERE FOR LIVE STOCK QUOTE!](http://data.cnbc.com/quotes/PEP)**)

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> **Anthem** — Anthem filed suit against Cigna, seeking a temporary restraining order against Cigna’s move to end their $48 billion deal. Cigna had sued Anthem late yesterday, saying regulatory hurdles mean that Anthem’s planned purchase of Cigna cannot possibly be completed, and seeking a multibillion-dollar reverse breakup fee.

#**STOCK SYMBOL:** ANTM

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######(**[CLICK HERE FOR LIVE STOCK QUOTE!](http://data.cnbc.com/quotes/ANTM)**)

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> **Hilton Worldwide** — The hotel operator beat estimates by 5 cents a share, with adjusted quarterly profit of 70 cents per share. Revenue also beat forecasts. Hilton was helped by increased bookings at higher prices.

#**STOCK SYMBOL:** HLT

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######(**[CLICK HERE FOR LIVE STOCK QUOTE!](http://data.cnbc.com/quotes/HLT)**)

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> **Amazon, Alphabet** — The Wall Street Journal reports that the companies have separate plans to use their Amazon Echo and Google Home smart speakers as home telephones, although implementation of those features does face some hurdles such as telecom regulations.

#**STOCK SYMBOL:** AMZN

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######(**[CLICK HERE FOR LIVE STOCK QUOTE!](http://data.cnbc.com/quotes/AMZN)**)

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#**STOCK SYMBOL:** GOOGL

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######(**[CLICK HERE FOR LIVE STOCK QUOTE!](http://data.cnbc.com/quotes/GOOGL)**)

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> **Integra LifeSciences** — The medical technology company announced an offer to buy Johnson & Johnson’s Codman Neurosurgery unit for $1.045 billion in cash.

#**STOCK SYMBOL:** IART

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######(**[CLICK HERE FOR LIVE STOCK QUOTE!](http://data.cnbc.com/quotes/IART)**)

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> **Kraft Heinz, ConAgra Brands** — The two were rated “buy” in new coverage at Deutsche Bank and called “top picks” by the firm. Deutsche Bank said it was recommending names that have a higher probability of value creation in the current environment.

#**STOCK SYMBOL:** KHC

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######(**[CLICK HERE FOR LIVE STOCK QUOTE!](http://data.cnbc.com/quotes/KHC)**)

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#**STOCK SYMBOL:** CAG

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######(**[CLICK HERE FOR LIVE STOCK QUOTE!](http://data.cnbc.com/quotes/CAG)**)

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> **Merck** — The drugmaker halted a late-stage trial of an experimental Alzheimer’s treatment. Merck determined that the treatment was ineffective.

#**STOCK SYMBOL:** MRK

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######(**[CLICK HERE FOR LIVE STOCK QUOTE!](http://data.cnbc.com/quotes/MRK)**)

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> **Apple** — Berkshire Hathaway nearly quadrupled its stake in Apple by buying 42 million more shares and benefiting from the rise to an all-time high yesterday. Berkshire also added to its stakes in airline companies American Airlines Group, Delta Air Lines, United Continental, and Southwest, and took a new stake in Monsanto, all according to its latest quarterly Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing.

#**STOCK SYMBOL:** AAPL

* [CLICK HERE FOR CHART!](http://elite.finviz.com/chart.ashx?t=AAPL&ty=c&ta=st_c,sch_200p,sma_50,sma_200,sma_20,sma_100,bb_20_2,rsi_b_14,macd_b_12_26_9,stofu_b_14_3_3&p=d&s=l)

######(**[CLICK HERE FOR LIVE STOCK QUOTE!](http://data.cnbc.com/quotes/AAPL)**)

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> **Express Scripts** — Express Scripts beat estimates by a penny a share, with adjusted quarterly profit of $1.88 per share. The pharmacy benefit manager’s revenue came in below Street forecasts and it also gave a lower-than-expected outlook for the current quarter.

#**STOCK SYMBOL:** ESRX

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######(**[CLICK HERE FOR LIVE STOCK QUOTE!](http://data.cnbc.com/quotes/ESRX)**)

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> **AIG** — AIG took a $5.6 billion charge against earnings to boost reserves for claims, dragging the insurance company’s quarterly loss well below estimates at $2.72 per share. However, AIG also announced a $3.5 billion stock buyback program, following strong results in areas such as consumer insurance.

#**STOCK SYMBOL:** AIG

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######(**[CLICK HERE FOR LIVE STOCK QUOTE!](http://data.cnbc.com/quotes/AIG)**)

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> **Fossil** — Fossil earned $1.03 per share for the fourth quarter, 15 cents a share shy of estimates. The watch maker’s revenue also missed forecasts. Fossil also gave worse-than-expected guidance for the current quarter, with ongoing impact from currency fluctuations, as well as a decline in overall sales of traditional watches.

#**STOCK SYMBOL:** FOSL

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######(**[CLICK HERE FOR LIVE STOCK QUOTE!](http://data.cnbc.com/quotes/FOSL)**)

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> **Humana** — Humana announced a $1.5 billion stock buyback and raised its quarterly dividend to 40 cents per share from the prior 29 cents a share. The news follows the end of its deal to merge with Aetna, which was announced on Tuesday morning.

#**STOCK SYMBOL:** HUM

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######(**[CLICK HERE FOR LIVE STOCK QUOTE!](http://data.cnbc.com/quotes/HUM)**)

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> **Procter & Gamble** — Activist investor Trian Fund Management has taken a stake in P&G now worth $3.5 billion, according to Trian’s quarterly SEC filing. The consumer products giant represents Trian’s largest-ever holding, as measured by dollar value.

#**STOCK SYMBOL:** PG

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######(**[CLICK HERE FOR LIVE STOCK QUOTE!](http://data.cnbc.com/quotes/PG)**)

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> **Fortress Investment Group** — The asset manager will be bought by Japan’s Softbank for $3.3 billion, or $8.08 per share, compared to a closing price of $6.21 on Tuesday.

#**STOCK SYMBOL:** FIG

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######(**[CLICK HERE FOR LIVE STOCK QUOTE!](http://data.cnbc.com/quotes/FIG)**)

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> **Twitter** — CEO Jack Dorsey added nearly 426,000 new shares to his holdings, according to a new SEC filing. The purchase was worth just over $7 million.

#**STOCK SYMBOL:** TWTR

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######(**[CLICK HERE FOR LIVE STOCK QUOTE!](http://data.cnbc.com/quotes/TWTR)**)

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> **Apollo Global Management** — The private-equity firm hired investment banks to explore either a sale or initial public offering of the Chuck E. Cheese restaurant chain, according to Reuters.

#**STOCK SYMBOL:** APO

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######(**[CLICK HERE FOR LIVE STOCK QUOTE!](http://data.cnbc.com/quotes/APO)**)

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> **CSX** — The railroad operator is asking shareholders to vote on compensation benefits for prospective CEO Hunter Harrison, and on demands by activist investor Paul Hilal that his fund, Mantle Ridge, be reimbursed for “exceptionally unusual” compensation benefits for Harrison. The vote has not yet been scheduled, but was called for after talks between CSX and Hilal fell apart.

#**STOCK SYMBOL:** CSX

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######(**[CLICK HERE FOR LIVE STOCK QUOTE!](http://data.cnbc.com/quotes/CSX)**)

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#**DISCUSS!**

What is on everyone’s radar for today’s trading day ahead here at r/StockMarket?

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# **Hope you all have a wonderful trading day ahead here on this Tuesday, February the 15th! :)**

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