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Elsewhere in markets news, Wall Street got another sign Tuesday that its worst fears about inflation have not yet been realized.
The core consumer-price index, a gauge of costs that excludes food and energy products, increased by 0.2% month-on-month in February and 2.1% year-on-year. Both prints from the Bureau of Labor Statistics were in line with economists' forecasts.
Here are some other highlights:
- Wall Street gets a reprieve on 2 of its biggest worries about the economy
- A key recession indicator is flashing yellow again
- GOLDMAN SACHS: Stocks are at a key level and we expect "one more leg to new lows"
- The head of a $1 trillion ETF provider shares a bold prediction for the record-shattering industry
In Wall Street news, a throwaway comment in a conversation with Richard Branson hints at the future of Goldman Sachs. Barclays has now run point on the 3 biggest debt deals in history - here's how it's able to punch above its weight class. And Amazon is reportedly planning to offer a new credit card tailored to the needs of small business owners.
President Donald Trump issued an executive order Monday blocking the impending takeover of the chipmaker Qualcomm by its Singapore-based rival Broadcom. In doing so, he most likely sent millions in advisory fees for those working on the bid up in smoke. Shares of Qualcomm sank more than 5% in early trading Tuesday, while Intel hit a record high.Lastly, Salesforce's $100 million Dropbox investment, on the eve of the IPO, could signal an acquisition.