Stocks waver on tariff debate uncertainty

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Winners and losers

Stocks in the red include Tronc as the Chicago Tribune and NY Daily News parent missed badly on earnings, VBL Therapeutics after the biotech firm’s glioblastoma treatment trial did not meet its primary endpoint, and Kroger – shares dropping, the grocer announced 4th quarter earnings that were in-line with street estimates, but its 2018 profit outlook disappointed investors.

Stocks in the green include Wynn Resorts, the casino operator reported strong preliminary results for the current quarter, and upped its dividend, Burlington Stores as the retailer reported a huge earnings beat, and Express Scripts – Shares soaring with Cigna announcing a deal to buy the pharmacy benefits manager for a whopping $67 billion. This follows Aetna’s deal for CVS Health announced in December.