10 Unusual Stocks Attracting Huge Interest This Morning

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U.S. stock futures are higher this morning with a boost from Monsato reporting better-than-expected earnings for the second quarter.England reported a decrease in production for February but YoY numbers showed progression. The Euro also reached a 14-month high one day before the ECB meeting where a rate hike is expected to be announced.

Besides Monsato a bunch of other earnings are expected to be reported. Here is a roundup of earnings news so far:

  • American Superconductor fell below expectations and cut its outlook
  • Bed Bath & Beyond and Ruby Tuesday are reporting earnings later
  • Cephalon rejected an offer from Valeant Pharmaceuticals

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