Asia Markets: Weaker yen boosts Nikkei, as other Asian markets mixed

Asia-Pacific stock markets struggled for direction early Tuesday as tech continued to lean on indexes in South Korea and Taiwan, but a weaker yen boosted Japanese shares.

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The New York Post: Carnage in Toronto: Van mows down pedestrians, killing at least 10

A man in a white rental van killed 10 pedestrians and injured 15 others as he tore through the streets of Toronto on Monday, and video showed him minutes later in a chilling stand-off with police, according to reports.

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The Tell: Don’t blame oil prices for a narrowing gap in government bond yields, says BMO

BMO strategists say higher oil prices should ultimately lead to a flatter yield curve, not a steeper curve as seen last week

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Earnings Outlook: Amazon earnings: 100 million members could be the company’s Prime number

One expert says Amazon Prime may be reaching a peak with 100 million members.

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Futures Movers: Oil pivots higher, settles with a gain as tensions in the Middle East heat up again

Oil prices give up earlier declines Monday to settle higher as reports that a Saudi-led air strike killed the head of the Houthi rebels in Yemen raised the potential for disruptions to the flow of crude in the Middle East.

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Market Snapshot: Stocks move lower as investors wrestle with rising bond yields

U.S. stocks come under selling pressure in afternoon trade Monday, as rising bond yields weigh on Wall Street sentiment.

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Earnings Outlook: 3M earnings preview: ‘Better positioned’ today than any other time in recent history

First-quarter earnings for 3M may not be exciting, but analysts think there’s a lot of slow and steady upside for an industrial.

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Glenview’s Robbins says talk of Amazon’s entering pharma is overblown

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Glenview Capital Management Chief Executive Larry Robbins said on Monday at the Sohn Investment Conference in New York that he still likes a trio of stocks he already owns,…

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FA Center: Take a long look before becoming a short-term stock-market timer

Even the pros are buying at the highs and selling low, writes Mark Hulbert.

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BookWatch: Artificial intelligence is too powerful to be left to Facebook, Amazon and other tech giants

Federal oversight is needed to keep Americans safe from AI abuses, writes Hemant Taneja.

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