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Where headlines become opportunities.
Homebuilder stocks fell on Tuesday after the United States slapped new tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber imports.
Gold prices eased slightly, dropping for a second day, as investor sentiment remains skewed toward riskier assets.
Oil prices edged up in choppy trade on Tuesday as analysts anticipated a drop in U.S. crude inventories.
Chinese loans to Pakistan demonstrate the perilous fragility of Pakistan’s stocks of foreign currency, Financial Times reports.
Rising global interest rates will diminish the attractiveness of bonds, but emerging market debt can still be a strong play, a Morgan Stanley executive told CNBC.
Canada faces new anti-subsidy tariffs on exports of lumber to the U.S., Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said, escalating a long-running dispute.
The index last climbed to 125.6 in March, according to monthly data from The Conference Board.
Tech shares have risen more than banks, utilities, health firms, energy companies or consumer brands.
The index, which measures all nine U.S. census divisions, found that nationwide home prices rose 5.8 percent year-over-year in February.