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

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#[Frontrunning: March 9](http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-03-09/frontrunning-march-9)

* Investors Await ECB for Clues on Path of Policy (WSJ)
* U.S. crude slumps below $50 after stocks build (Reuters)
* Markets Are Selling Off as Dollar, Euro Gain (BBG)
* Opposition Mounts as GOP’s Health Bill Undergoes Review (WSJ)
* Ryan Ready to Twist Arms to Sell Health Plan to House GOP (BBG)
* Gutting Dodd-Frank Is Hard, So Republicans Turn to Easier Things (BBG)
* How Stocks Are Doing Eight Years After the Crisis-Era Low (WSJ)
* China Inflation Heads Off in Two Directions (WSJ)
* Three-Way Contest for Raqqa to Shape Mideast (WSJ)
* FBI Eyes Contractors in CIA Leak (WSJ)
* China expresses concern at revelations in Wikileaks dump of hacked CIA data (Reuters)
* PPG Makes $22 Billion Offer for Paint Rival Akzo Nobel, Is Rejected (WSJ)
* Macron consolidates lead over Le Pen in French election poll (Reuters)
* Shale Industry Binge Can ‘Kill’ the Oil Market, Billionaire Hamm Says (BBG)
* Rio Tinto Chairman Jan du Plessis to Step Down (WSJ)
* STMicro shares slump on concerns over Apple supplies (Reuters)
* Scotland’s Sturgeon says could hold independence vote in ‘autumn 2018’ (Reuters)
* How to Become an International Gold Smuggler (BBG)
* Samsung Group chief denies all charges as ‘trial of the century’ begins (Reuters)
* Crashing Drones Into Test Dummies for Safety (BBG)
* Toshiba’s Westinghouse calls in U.S. bankruptcy lawyers (Reuters)
* A Father of Fracking Seeks to Emulate U.S. Shale Boom in Alaska (BBG)

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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/ohdEiZG.png)**)

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#YESTERDAY’S S&P SECTORS:
######(**[CLICK HERE FOR YESTERDAY’S S&P SECTORS CHART!](http://i.imgur.com/xJ7n7do.png)**)

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

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#THIS WEEK’S/NEXT WEEK’S IPO’S:
######(**[CLICK HERE FOR THIS WEEK’S IPO’S!](http://i.imgur.com/YMG7CMz.png)**)

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#THIS WEEK’S EARNINGS CALENDAR:
######(**[CLICK HERE FOR THIS WEEK’S EARNINGS CALENDAR!](http://i.imgur.com/nRYdUwb.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/NS3OLfb.jpg)**)

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#EARNINGS RELEASES BEFORE THE OPEN TODAY:
######(**[CLICK HERE FOR THIS MORNING’S EARNINGS RELEASES!](http://i.imgur.com/3qjFUnl.png)**)

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

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#THIS MORNING’S ANALYST UPGRADES/DOWNGRADES:
######(**[CLICK HERE FOR THIS MORNING’S UPGRADES/DOWNGRADES!](http://i.imgur.com/8G0Y1C1.png)**)

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#THIS MORNING’S MOST ACTIVE TRENDING DISCUSSIONS:

* UWT
* DWT
* OIL
* SNAP
* USO
* SIG
* SPLS
* TLRD
* SCO
* CRBP
* FGP
* UCO
* EPZM
* UNFI
* SHLD
* FMSA
* FANG
* RYI
* GUSH
* PPG
* STM
* NOC
* STRL
* CHK

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#THIS MORNING’S STOCK NEWS MOVERS:

######(**source: [cnbc.com](http://www.cnbc.com/2017/03/09/early-movers-spls-shld-sig-ppg-elf-cwh-more.html)**)

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> **Staples** — The office supplies retailer earned an adjusted 25 cents per share for its latest quarter, a penny below estimates, with sales also falling short of forecasts. However, North American comparable store sales fell only 1 percent, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of a 2.7 percent drop.

#**STOCK SYMBOL:** SPLS

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

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> **Sears** — Sears reported a quarterly loss of $1.28 per share, smaller than the $2.85 consensus estimate. The retailer reported better than expected revenue, and its same store sales decline of 10.3 percent was smaller than the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of a 12.1 percent drop. Sears also completed the sale of its Craftsman brand to Stanley Black & Decker.

#**STOCK SYMBOL:** SHLD

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

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> **Signet Jewelers** — The parent of the Zales, Kay, and Jared jewelry chains reported adjusted quarterly profit of $4.03 per share, 3 cents above estimates. Revenue was below estimates, though same-store sales declined slightly less than expected. Signet also gave a weaker than expected full-year forecast, as it continues to feel the impact of a challenging retail environment and weaker mall traffic.

#**STOCK SYMBOL:** SIG

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

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> **PPG Industries** — PPG’s bid to buy Dutch paints and chemicals rival Akzo Nobel was rejected. Akzo said the unsolicited $22.1 billion cash and stock offer undervalues the company and isn’t in the best interests of shareholders.

#**STOCK SYMBOL:** PPG

* [CLICK HERE FOR CHART!](http://elite.finviz.com/chart.ashx?t=PPG&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/PPG)**)

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> **e.l.f Beauty** — The company reported adjusted quarterly profit of 19 cents per share, beating estimates by 5 cents, while the cosmetics maker saw revenue exceed estimates as well. The company also gave a stronger than expected full-year outlook for both sales and earnings.

#**STOCK SYMBOL:** ELF

* [CLICK HERE FOR CHART!](http://elite.finviz.com/chart.ashx?t=ELF&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/ELF)**)

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> **Camping World** — Camping World beat estimates by 5 cents with adjusted quarterly profit of 14 cents per share, thought the recreational vehicle maker did see revenue come in below forecasts. CEO Marcus Lemonis, also host of CNBC’s “The Profit,” said Camping World saw strong growth in the higher-margin portions of the business and is also doing well in attracting younger consumers and first-time buyers.

#**STOCK SYMBOL:** CWH

* [CLICK HERE FOR CHART!](http://elite.finviz.com/chart.ashx?t=CWH&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/CWH)**)

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> **Bankrate** — Bankrate missed estimates by 3 cents with quarterly profit of 16 cents per share, and the financial information provider’s revenue also fell short.

#**STOCK SYMBOL:** RATE

* [CLICK HERE FOR CHART!](http://elite.finviz.com/chart.ashx?t=RATE&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/RATE)**)

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> **Ericsson** — The Swedish company was upgraded to “buy” from “sell” at Goldman Sachs, stemming from optimism over the mobile equipment company’s appearance at the recent Mobile World Congress as well as improving capital expenditure trends.

#**STOCK SYMBOL:** ERIC

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

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> **Celgene, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Vertex Pharmaceuticals** — These three stocks are rated “buy” in a new report on biotech and drug companies at UBS. The firm rates Amgen and Gilead Sciences at “neutral,” while calling Biogen a “sell.” UBS bases its optimism for the buy-rated stocks primarily on their drug pipelines.

#**STOCK SYMBOL:** CELG

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

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#**STOCK SYMBOL:** REGN

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

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#**STOCK SYMBOL:** VRX

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

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> **Planet Fitness** — Planet Fitness announced a secondary stock offering of 15 million common shares, being sold by existing shareholders in the fitness chain.

#**STOCK SYMBOL:** PLNT

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

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> **Party City** — The party supplies retailer earned 71 cents per share for its latest quarter, 3 cents below estimates, while revenue also fell below forecasts with Party City noting an unfavorable calendar shift that impacted Halloween sales. The company also projected full year earnings that fall largely below Street estimates.

#**STOCK SYMBOL:** PRTY

* [CLICK HERE FOR CHART!](http://elite.finviz.com/chart.ashx?t=PRTY&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/PRTY)**)

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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 Thursday, March the 9th! :)**

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