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By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch

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Watch out for comments from new U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who could trigger action for the FTSE 100 and the pound.

European stocks /zigman2/quotes/210599654/delayed XX:SXXP -0.64% are sagging after weak data and heavy losses for Deutsche Bank’s /zigman2/quotes/203042512/composite DB +4.08% , which reported a $3.5 billion loss. Asia markets /zigman2/quotes/211618636/realtime XX:ADOW -0.18% were mixed.

The buzz

Disappointing results are hitting shares of machinery giant Caterpillar /zigman2/quotes/203434128/composite CAT +1.24% and Boeing /zigman2/quotes/208579720/composite BA -4.83% . Better earnings news is lifting medical device maker Boston Scientific /zigman2/quotes/203726728/composite BSX +2.46% and package shipper UPS /zigman2/quotes/201245396/composite UPS -2.90% . Tesla /zigman2/quotes/203558040/composite TSLA +5.66%  , Ford /zigman2/quotes/208911460/composite F +3.97%  and PayPal /zigman2/quotes/208054269/composite PYPL -1.37% will report late, alongside Facebook.

Earnings Watch: Facebook’s fine, Boeing’s bind and Tesla’s bottom line

Taco king Chipotle /zigman2/quotes/200781108/composite CMG +2.07%  , Visa, Snapchat parent Snap /zigman2/quotes/205087158/composite SNAP -0.49%  and chip maker Texas Instruments /zigman2/quotes/202237907/composite TXN -2.48%   are up on earnings news late Tuesday.

And: WeWork could go public as soon as September

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will hit CNBC early to discuss the latest on trade talks with China, due to restart next week.

The Markit manufacturing and services purchasing managers indexes will be released after the open, followed by new home sales.

The tweet

Democrats are hoping Wednesday’s long-awaited testimony by former special counsel Robert Mueller will dent President Trump’s re-election bid. See Live Blog

The chart

Bank of America Merrill Lynch recently referred to bond inflows as “staggering”, with a record $455 billion pouring into the asset class so far this year. That’s as investors bet on lower yields, meaning higher prices, better returns. But our chart of the day says the ship may have sailed on that asset.

It comes from The Atlas Investor’s Tiho Brkan, via the below tweet, which shows the level of bond bullishness right now. For a contrarian investor, he says that may be a red flag:

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/zigman2/quotes/210599654/delayed
XX : STOXX
324.53
-2.08 -0.64%
Volume: 0.00
April 8, 2020 2:40p
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/zigman2/quotes/203042512/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 6.64
+0.26 +4.08%
Volume: 7.78M
April 7, 2020 6:30p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
1.85%
Market Cap
$13.72 billion
Rev. per Employee
$493,032
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/zigman2/quotes/211618636/realtime
XX : Dow Jones Indices
2,811.52
-4.94 -0.18%
Volume: 0.00
April 8, 2020 8:55a
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/zigman2/quotes/203434128/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 121.92
+1.49 +1.24%
Volume: 8.49M
April 7, 2020 6:30p
P/E Ratio
11.38
Dividend Yield
3.38%
Market Cap
$67.07 billion
Rev. per Employee
$526,173
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/zigman2/quotes/208579720/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 141.58
-7.19 -4.83%
Volume: 56.70M
April 7, 2020 6:30p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
0.00%
Market Cap
$79.88 billion
Rev. per Employee
$660,961
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/zigman2/quotes/203726728/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 33.69
+0.81 +2.46%
Volume: 21.34M
April 7, 2020 6:30p
P/E Ratio
10.13
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$47.14 billion
Rev. per Employee
$306,969
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/zigman2/quotes/201245396/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 92.91
-2.77 -2.90%
Volume: 5.11M
April 7, 2020 6:30p
P/E Ratio
18.18
Dividend Yield
4.35%
Market Cap
$79.78 billion
Rev. per Employee
$149,503
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/zigman2/quotes/203558040/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 545.45
+29.21 +5.66%
Volume: 17.92M
April 7, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$100.58 billion
Rev. per Employee
$439,627
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/zigman2/quotes/208911460/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 4.71
+0.18 +3.97%
Volume: 115.15M
April 7, 2020 6:30p
P/E Ratio
160.75
Dividend Yield
0.00%
Market Cap
$18.67 billion
Rev. per Employee
$805,719
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/zigman2/quotes/208054269/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 100.28
-1.39 -1.37%
Volume: 10.29M
April 7, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
48.43
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$117.62 billion
Rev. per Employee
$710,138
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/zigman2/quotes/200781108/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 704.30
+14.31 +2.07%
Volume: 995,823
April 7, 2020 6:30p
P/E Ratio
56.91
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$19.56 billion
Rev. per Employee
$66,644
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/zigman2/quotes/205087158/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 12.10
-0.06 -0.49%
Volume: 26.24M
April 7, 2020 6:30p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$17.18 billion
Rev. per Employee
$409,309
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/zigman2/quotes/202237907/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 106.26
-2.70 -2.48%
Volume: 7.76M
April 7, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
20.30
Dividend Yield
3.39%
Market Cap
$99.21 billion
Rev. per Employee
$528,105
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Barbara Kollmeyer is an editor for MarketWatch in Madrid. Follow her on Twitter @bkollmeyer.

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