This is what is happening.
one) Bridgewater sees that gold soars 30% to a record high: "There is so much boiling conflict." "When we look at the geopolitical struggle, how many foreign entities really want to have dollars?" Bridgewater co-director Greg Jensen told the Financial Times.
two) Bank of America 4Q earnings exceeded Wall Street earnings forecasts as sales and business revenues jump. The banking titan registered lower income and net income in three of its four main divisions, while sales and trade boosted growth in world markets.
3) Apple is reportedly preparing to challenge Trump and the Department of Justice in court to avoid unlocking the 2 iPhones from the Florida shooter. Trump is also pressing Apple to help unlock phones.
4) The head of Maersk warns that the EU antitrust policy benefits China and the United States. The strict application of competition rules in the European Union prevents the development of the world champions necessary to compete with Chinese and American companies, said the head of the largest shipping company in the world.
5) JPMorgan starts coverage of Saudi Aramco with a rating of & # 39; overweight & # 39 ;. JPMorgan began hedging Saudi Aramco shares with a "overweight" rating and a target price of 37 riyals ($ 9.86) per share, saying it sees room for the company to increase its proposed base dividend of $ 75 billion.
6) The Navy said cryptically that it has top-secret UFO briefings that would cause & # 39; exceptionally serious damage & # 39; to US national security. UU. The Navy previously confirmed that it was treating objects that baffled the pilots in the videos of the Department of Defense as UFOs.
7) Trump's accusation will probably open arguments Tuesday, says McConnell. The political trial of President Donald Trump is likely to begin next Tuesday, said Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell.
8) The actions are muted. US stocks remain flat, with futures underlying the Dow and S&P 500 indices falling less than 0.2%. European actions have not changed either. The DAX in Germany and the Euro Stoxx 50 fell 0.1%, while the FTSE 100 in Great Britain rose 0.2%. Asian rates are widely lower. The Shanghai compound fell 0.5%, the Hong Kong Hang Seng lost 0.4% and Japan's Nikkei decreased 0.5%.
9) In today's data list: MBA mortgage applications and the producer price index are highlights.
10) In the earnings calendar today: Bank of America, UnitedHealth, Goldman Sachs and BlackRock are highlights.
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