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Market Wrap Up

Stocks are breaking records again Tuesday as investors come back from a long weekend hungry for deals. While Kraft Heinz and Unilever couldn't complete a proposed $143 billion mega-merger, food and household goods makers are rising as investors think other deals are coming. Chicken chain Popeyes is jumping after it agreed to be bought by Restaurant Brands, which owns Burger King. Energy companies are also climbing - Full Story.

The nation's largest retailer keeps working to make headway against the largest online seller - Full Story.

Yahoo is taking a $350 million hit on its previously announced $4.8 billion sale to Verizon in a concession for security lapses that exposed personal information stored in more than 1 billion Yahoo user accounts - Full Story.

Macy's, the nation's largest department store chain, says its earnings for the quarter that includes the holiday period dropped nearly 13 percent as results were dragged down by lower sales, store closures and other costs - Full Story.

Wells Fargo's board of directors fired four senior managers as part of its investigation into the bank's sales practices scandal - Full Story.

American and United have started selling cheaper "basic economy" fares as they battle discount airlines for the most budget-conscious travelers - Full Story.

Add a potential government shutdown to President Donald Trump's growing roster of headaches - Full Story.

Thousands of Italian taxi drivers protesting legislation they say will favor Uber clashed with riot police Tuesday, intensifying a weeklong cab strike that has crippled transportation in Rome, Milan and Turin - Full Story.

Economic Calendar

Updated: 2/21 4:45 PM

Market Overview

(02/21/2017 04:43 PM ET)
Dow20,743.0up +119.0
S&P 5002,365.4up +14.2
NYSE11,578.3up +67.3
NYSE MKT2,478.3up +10.3
NASDAQ5,865.9up +27.4
Trading Volume(mil): NASDAQ:1,907  NYSE:877

Key Indicators

U.S. 3mo T-Bills0.505down -0.003  14:59
Crude Oil54.02up +0.62  14:29
Gold1236.10down -1.40  19:53
LIBOR0.78down 0.00  06:45
$/Euro1.055down -0.006  16:00

World Markets

Amsterdam EOE498.57 +2.91Tue 12:05
Belgian 20 Price Index3,628.41 +9.27Tue 12:05
Frankfurt DAX11,967.49 +139.87Tue 11:45
Mexican IPC47,614.99 +531.18Tue 16:10
Nikkei 22519,381.44 +130.36Tue 01:00
Paris CAC 404,888.76 +23.77Tue 12:05
Seoul Composite2,102.93 +18.54Tue 04:01
Shanghai Composite3,253.33 +13.36Tue 02:00
Stockholm General563.72 +4.39Tue 11:35
Swiss Zurich8,567.18 +52.66Tue 11:31
Sydney All Ord5,835.40 -5.10Tue 00:38

U.S. Treasury Rates

U.S. - 5yr T-Notes1.92% +0.01Tue 14:59
U.S. - 10yr T-Notes2.43% +0.00Tue 14:59
U.S. - 30yr T-Notes3.04% +0.01Tue 14:59

Securities In The News

HSBC Holdings 6.20% Pfd A25.92-0.0216:02
Kraft Heinz Company94.87-1.7816:00
Macy's Inc32.29-0.0116:00
Restaurant Brands International Inc.57.60+3.7016:02
Tiffany & Co88.41+2.2316:00
Unilever PLC ADR44.87-3.6616:04
Verizon Communications Inc.49.43+0.2416:00
Wal-Mart Stores Inc71.45+2.0816:01