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BC-Money & Markets Digest

February 25, 2019

Money & Markets modules for Tuesday, Feb. 26

TODAY

The Commerce Department releases its December tally of newly started residential construction projects. The Conference Board issues its monthly gauge of U.S. consumer confidence. The Home Depot reports quarterly results.

SPOTLIGHT

Stock in OshKosh B’Gosh maker Carter’s Inc. posted its biggest gain in three years after reporting strong profit growth in the fourth quarter and forecasting further gains in 2019.

CENTERPIECE

Speed matters for hacking attacks

How long companies and other organizations have to respond to a computer attack may depend on where it’s coming from.

STORY STOCKS

Spark Therapeutics (ONCE)

General Electric (GE)

Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B)

Caesars Entertainment (CZR)

Terex (TEX)

Carter’s (CRI)

Western Digital (WDC)

McDermott International (MDR)

FUND FOCUS

Fidelity Advisor Value (FAVFX)

This fund “fails to stand out,” Morningstar says. It’s “quite volatile” and has “poor downside protection,” earning it a “Neutral” rating.

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