• BC-Money & Markets Digest

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    Money & Markets modules for Thursday, May 16

    TODAY

    Walmart and Nvidia report quarterly results. The Commerce Department delivers its monthly tally of new home construction.

    SPOTLIGHT

    Silicon Valley-based Agilent Technologies’ stock plunged after the maker of laboratory equipment reported lower profit and sales growth than Wall Street expected.

    CENTERPIECE

    Sheltering from the trade war

    Small cap stocks, which make a relatively smaller share of their revenue abroad than big cap peers, shouldn’t be seen as a safe haven from the market turbulence sparked by President Trump’s trade war with China.

    STORY STOCKS

    The Progressive (PGR)

    Tilray (TLRY)

    8x8 (EGHT)

    Werner Enterprise (WERN)

    New Relic (NEWR)

    Agilent Technologies (A)

    Embraer (ERJ)

    Coty (COTY)

    FUND FOCUS

    Franklin Managed Income (FBLAX)

    Morningstar has cut this fund to “Neutral” from “Bronze.” Its “team and strategy don’t provide advantages over rivals,” Morningstar says.

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