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Sounders decline contract options on MLS Cup MVP Victor Rodriguez, defender Roman Torres

“The Sounders have declined contract options on multiple players, including MLS Cup MVP Victor Rodriguez and top defender Roman Torres, the team announced Wednesday” writes Seattle Times Staff for seattletimes.com. Defenders Jonathan Campbell and Saad Abdul-Salaam and midfielder Alex Roldan also had their options declined by the Sounders. Source: seattletimes.com

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Dow, Nasdaq decline but stock market internals tilt bullish

“Although the Big 3 stock market indexes are falling, market breadth data are leaning to the bullish side, helped by strength in smaller companies stocks” writes Reporter Editor for marketwatch.com. The number of stock advancing is outnumbering decliners 1,445 to 1,338 on the NYSE and 1,619 to 1,231 on the Nasdaq exchange.Trading volume in stocks that are advancing represent 53.3% of total volume on the Big Board and 53.2% of total volume on the Nasdaq.Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.69% is down 77 points, or 0.3%, while the…

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Oil falls to lowest since Nov 1 on Russia talk. What’s next

“Russia isn’t inclined to cut production more deeply at the December 5 OPEC meeting and that means the market is likely to remain oversupplied in early-2020” reports forexlive.com. At the moment, however, all the moving averages are bunched up because oil has been around these levels for so long.That’s a decline of $1.95 or $3.4% in the worst one-day decline since Sept 30.I think the wells aren’t a rich as believed and there certainty isn’t the money in the debt market to chase after crude like there used to be. Source:…

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Dow futures pare gains as Home Depot’s stock sinks 5% after third-quarter earnings

“A dollar move in any one of the 30 components equates to a roughly 6.8-point swing in the price-weighted index” writes Mark Decambre for marketwatch.com. Home Depot HD, +0.66% reported a 3% decline in its third-quarter earnings and lowered its full-year sales guidance.The decline in shares of Dow component Home Depot, down about 5% in premarket action, would exact a roughly 88-point toll on the blue-chip index. Source: marketwatch.com

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Tron Price Analysis: Back In Downtrend, $0.0150 Holds Key

“TRX price is now trading well below $0.0184 and it could continue to slide towards $0.0150 in the near term” writes Aayush Jindal for livebitcoinnews.com. Moreover, TRX price climbed above the $0.0200 resistance and settled above the 55 simple moving average (4-hours).The chart indicates that TRX price is gaining bearish momentum below the $0.0175 level.TRX price broke the main $0.0184 support area to enter a bearish zone. Source: livebitcoinnews.com

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Tesla’s stock ticks up after Deutsche Bank lifts price target, which implies an 18% decline

“Rosner reiterated his hold rating but lifted the target to $290, which is 17.7% below Friday’s closing price of $352.17” writes Reporter Editor for marketwatch.com. TSLA, +0.81% tacked on 0.3% in premarket trading Monday, after Deutsche Bank analyst Emmanuel Rosner raised his price target by 12% ahead of the unveiling of its new electric pickup truck later this week, but the target remained well below current levels. The stock has soared 60.1% over the past three months, while the S&P 500 SPX, +0.95% has gained 8.0%. Source: marketwatch.com

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Baker Hughes data show a fourth consecutive weekly decline in the U.S. oil-rig count

“Baker Hughes BKR, +4.23% on Friday reported that the number of active U.S. rigs drilling for oil fell by 10 to 674 this week” writes Markets Commodities Reporter for marketwatch.com. That followed declines in each of the last three weeks. Oil prices continued their climb, with December West Texas Intermediate crude CLZ19, +1.60% was up 97 cents, or 1.7%, at $57.74 a barrel-little changed from before the rig data. Source: marketwatch.com

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Dean Foods decline has more to do with water than oat milk

“Oat milk and other alternatives contributed to the bankruptcy filing this week of milk producer Dean Foods Inc., but the biggest drain on milk sales is an entirely different liquid: water” writes Tonya Garcia for marketwatch.com. A drop in cereal sales and a decline in the number of households with children are also factors in falling milk consumption.To be sure, plant-based milk alternatives are growing in popularity, with the NMPF citing data that shows 7% of those not drinking milk anymore have made the switch to products like oat milk…

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Cisco, Merck share losses lead Dow’s nearly 75-point drop

“The Dow Jones Industrial Average is trading down Thursday morning with shares of Cisco and Merck seeing the biggest drops for the blue-chip average” reports marketwatch.com. Editor’s Note: This story was auto-generated by Automated Insights using data from Dow Jones and FactSet.Shares of Cisco CSCO, -7.31% and Merck MRK, -0.98% have contributed to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday decline, as the Dow DJIA, -0.24% was most recently trading 70 points (0.3%) lower.Cisco’s shares are off $3.69 (7.6%) while those of Merck are down $0.85, or 1.0%, combining for a roughly 31-point…

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