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The Dow is on one of the hottest streaks in its history. Any gain on Tuesday would push the streak of records to 10, something that's only happened four other times since the Dow was established in 1896, according to Bespoke Investment Group.

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Small Business Confidence Bounces Back [0.04]

Posted on Aug. 8, 2017, 1:35 p.m. by Bespoke Investment Goup @ [source]

After five straight months of declining or flat readings in small business optimism, July’s update from the NFIB showed a big turnaround. This puts the index back within a point of its cycle high and indicates that despite a lack of progress in DC, small business owners are seeing improved conditions on the ground.

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Shares of FibroGen are soaring more than 50 percent in pre-market trading Tuesday after the biotech reported positive study results for a potential blockbuster drug.

The analyst believes the drug should add $3 to $4 billion to FibroGen's market cap eventually or $35 to $50 to its share price.

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Ana Navarro had a major meltdown Tuesday on CNN when American Conservative Union Chairman Matt Schlapp suggested she talk about substantive issues rather than Trump's temperament.

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Your first trade for Tuesday, August 8 [0.04]

Posted on Aug. 8, 2017, 1:30 p.m. by Investing @ [source]

The "Fast Money" traders shared their first moves for the market open.

Trader disclosure: On August 7, 2017, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC's "Fast Money" were owned by the "Fast Money" traders: Tim Seymour is long AMZA, APC, BAC, C, CCJ, CLF, CSCO, DAL, DPZ, DVYE, EEM, EWM, FB, FXI, GM, GOOGL, INTC, LOW, MAT, MCD, MOS, MPEL, RACE, RAI, RH, RL, SBUX, SQ, T, TWTR, UA, UAL, VALE, VIAB, VOD, VRX.

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A new CNN poll has found that Trump's crash and burn as president is not getting past the American people, as 59% of respondents graded Trump's first 200 days as a failure. Share on Twitter Add to Google+ Connect on Linked in Share on Pinterest ...

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Kochi: Muthoot Finance Ltd, the largest gold financing company in India in terms of loan portfolio, registered an increase in net profit of 30%, at Rs. The total income also rose by 8% to Rs 1399 crore.The board has decided to acquire remaining 11.73% holding with other shareholders in Muthoot Homefin (India) Ltd at an aggregate price of Rs.

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While the "no result" announcement for the first interim point, at 60% of events, was a bit of a yawner, the in-progress second interim analysis is much more important. The difference between the two arms is given by a p-value; a low p-value indicates a large difference between the two groups, while a large p-value means the results are the same.

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York Capital Management founder Jamie Dinan told CNBC on Tuesday he's finding "huge opportunities" in Japan and Europe.

The flagship York Multi Strategy Fund is up 18 percent through July compared with the S&P 500's 10.3 percent return.

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The Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS® (GLVAR) reported today that the increasingly hot local housing market showed no signs of cooling off in July, with home prices and sales continuing to rise while the housing supply keeps shrinking.

Meanwhile, local home sales continue to increase compared to the same time last year.

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Premium Earnings 8-8-17: Disney and Priceline [0.00]

Posted on Aug. 8, 2017, 1:07 p.m. by Dragonfly Capital @ [source]

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Govt proposes safeguard duty on gold import from Korea [0.06]

Posted on Aug. 8, 2017, 1:07 p.m. by Markets @ [source]

The Government of India has asked the Director General (Safeguard) to impose on and jewellery imported from The merchandise from that country currently attracts zero rate of duty under India-Korea Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement, and not 10 per cent basic customs duty normally applicable to the precious metal.

Several complaints were made to the finance ministry, but since the issue was under treaty, government has had to find a way out through the issue of a notification (No.

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Stocks were indicated marginally lower on Tuesday, but the Dow went above 22,100 and has been up 10 days in a row. And even though this bull market is now well over eight years old, the prevailing theme is that investors keep finding new reasons to buy stocks after each single sell-off.

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Lawsuit Alleges Disney Spies on Kids [0.16]

Posted on Aug. 8, 2017, 1 p.m. by 24/7 Wall St. @ [source]

A class action lawsuit filed last week in the federal district court for Northern California alleges that Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) and its partners violate the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and seeks an injunction prohibiting the companies from either collecting or disclosing the data with the parental consent. The complaint is based on a fundamental misunderstanding of COPPA principles, and we look forward to defending this action in Court.

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Michael Kors Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: KORS) reported its fiscal first-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Tuesday.

Shares of Michael Kors closed Monday at $37.23, with a consensus analyst price target of $37.40 and a 52-week range of $32.38 to $52.67.

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Citi Research upgraded UPS shares to buy from neutral, citing its plan to charge extra during peak shipping days this holiday season. But controlling these obstacles, Citi believes that UPS is on pace to post 10 percent full year operating income growth.

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The best companies often appear to be characterized by an ineffable something, much like that of people who seem graced by a lucky gene. In other words, its possible there are many great metabolic targets that we've finally got the tools to find and drug, and they've got the best team moving first and fastest to find them.

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Guesstimates on August 8, 2017 [-0.10]

Posted on Aug. 8, 2017, 12:52 p.m. by Carl Futia @ [source]

Percentage gains calculated based on one contract traded per $10,000 of account equity and are net of $5 per round turn commission.

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