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By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch

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On the bond beat, Germany sold 30-year bonds offering no interest for the first time ever.

The buzz

Among retailers shares of Lowe’s /zigman2/quotes/205563664/composite LOW +0.96%  and Target /zigman2/quotes/207799045/composite TGT -0.43%  are climbing after forecast-beating results. Walmart /zigman2/quotes/207374728/composite WMT -0.13%  is suing Tesla /zigman2/quotes/203558040/composite TSLA +0.82%  over roof fires at several of its stores that the retailer says were caused by the electric-car maker’s solar panels.

Kinder Morgan /zigman2/quotes/208455654/composite KMI +0.79%  is up after the energy transportation and storage company said it will sell the U.S. portion of the Cochin Pipeline /zigman2/quotes/208399120/composite PBA -0.17%   for $1.55 billion to Pembina /zigman2/quotes/208399120/composite PBA -0.17%  

Hong Kong unrest may have forced Chinese conglomerate Alibaba /zigman2/quotes/201948298/composite BABA -2.09%  to postpone its stock listing in the region.

Existing-home sales figures are coming after the stock market opens, and, later in the day, those Fed minutes.

Thousands of customers of movie-ticket subscription company MoviePass—owned by Helios & Matheson Analytics /zigman2/quotes/208158842/composite HMNY -3.03% may have had their credit-card data exposed.

The quote

“Deeply insulting to the people of Greenland and Denmark.”—That was Helle Thorning-Schmidt, former prime minister of Denmark, in a Twitter reaction to news that President Trump has canceled his official visit to the country over a spurned plan to buy Greenland.

Plus: Jewish Americans protest Trump’s comment that Democratic vote is ‘disloyal’

The tweet

The Internet is in an uproar after reports of a dispute over Spider-Man profit-sharing between Disney /zigman2/quotes/203410047/composite DIS +1.64%  and Sony /zigman2/quotes/208567357/composite SNE -0.35% . Sony owns the film rights to the character, who may now not appear in future movies made by Disney.

Random reads

Prayers for the Amazon after daytime blackout in Sao Paolo caused by fires

Trump backed off supporting stronger background checks for potential gun owners.

Saudi women travel without permission from men for the first time.

French musician seeking sounds of nature killed by bear.

Struggling families in the U.K. are living in shipping containers.

Stop wasting everyone’s time reposting this Instagram terms-of-service hoax.

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$ 112.47
+1.07 +0.96%
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Oct. 22, 2019 6:30p
P/E Ratio
35.12
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1.96%
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US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 113.19
-0.49 -0.43%
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Oct. 22, 2019 6:30p
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18.73
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2.33%
Market Cap
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$209,322
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US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 119.58
-0.16 -0.13%
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Oct. 22, 2019 6:30p
P/E Ratio
26.94
Dividend Yield
1.77%
Market Cap
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Rev. per Employee
$223,654
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$ 255.58
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Oct. 22, 2019 4:00p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
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US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 20.32
+0.16 +0.79%
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Oct. 22, 2019 6:30p
P/E Ratio
22.38
Dividend Yield
4.92%
Market Cap
$46.00 billion
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$1.30M
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US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 35.88
-0.06 -0.17%
Volume: 784,024
Oct. 22, 2019 6:30p
P/E Ratio
15.67
Dividend Yield
5.02%
Market Cap
$18.35 billion
Rev. per Employee
$2.62M
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US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 35.88
-0.06 -0.17%
Volume: 784,024
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P/E Ratio
15.67
Dividend Yield
5.02%
Market Cap
$18.35 billion
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$2.62M
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US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 169.89
-3.63 -2.09%
Volume: 10.92M
Oct. 22, 2019 6:30p
P/E Ratio
30.39
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$442.32 billion
Rev. per Employee
$781,259
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US : U.S.: OTC
$ 0.0032
-0.0001 -3.03%
Volume: 42.35M
Oct. 22, 2019 3:59p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$9.60 million
Rev. per Employee
$3.16M
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/zigman2/quotes/203410047/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 132.40
+2.14 +1.64%
Volume: 10.54M
Oct. 22, 2019 6:30p
P/E Ratio
16.70
Dividend Yield
1.33%
Market Cap
$238.50 billion
Rev. per Employee
$295,532
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/zigman2/quotes/208567357/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 58.97
-0.21 -0.35%
Volume: 650,055
Oct. 22, 2019 6:30p
P/E Ratio
10.11
Dividend Yield
0.40%
Market Cap
$73.52 billion
Rev. per Employee
$654,652
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Barbara Kollmeyer is an editor for MarketWatch in Madrid. Follow her on Twitter @bkollmeyer.

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