$HSBC: Dow Jones Newswires: HSBC Holdings profit plunges 53%, will suspend buybacks amid revamp

Source: MarketWatch (https://www.marketwatch.com)

Summary: HSBC Holdings PLC’s 2019 net profit plunged 53% due to a substantial amount of goodwill impairment, the bank said Tuesday, as it plans to introduce a slew of measures to cut down costs and restructure the company.

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$AAPL: Oil prices slip as coronavirus concerns linger

Source: CNBC (https://www.cnbc.com)

Summary: Oil prices slipped on Tuesday on lingering concerns over the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak in China and its effect on oil demand, tracking losses in financial markets.

Full article address: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/02/18/oil-markets-crude-output-coronavirus-in-focus.html

$TSLA: Bombs, bats, ants and now trees — Tesla’s big green hurdle in Germany

Source: MarketWatch (https://www.marketwatch.com)

Summary: Tesla’s gigafactory in Germany has run into another hiccup. Environmentalists have stopped it from pulling down trees, claiming potential damage to the water supply .

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$CVX $HES $DNR $AR: Antero Resources (AR) Q4 Earnings Top Estimates, Revenues Lag

Source: Zacks.com (https://www.zacks.com)

Summary: Antero Resources’ (AR) fourth-quarter results are supported by lower operating expenses, partially offset by decline in realized commodity prices and natural gas equivalent production.

Full article address: https://www.zacks.com/stock/news/770164/Antero-Resources-AR-Q4-Earnings-Top-Estimates-Revenues-Lag

$SPX $RUT $LQD $JNK $GC00 $CL.1: The Tell: Apart from the major indexes like the S&P 500, markets are behaving like it is late in the cycle, says Morgan Stanley strategist

Source: MarketWatch (https://www.marketwatch.com)

Summary: You would have a hard time convincing someone looking at the major U.S. stock-market benchmarks that it is looking like the end of the cycle. Yet Andrew Sheets, chief cross-asset strategist at Morgan Stanley, says there are late-cycle indicators in current markets.

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