STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGESHalliburton ( HAL) estimates cut at Sterne Agee through 2013, Sterne Agee said. Higher guar costs will hurt margins. Buy rating and $48 price target.
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Global stocks extended gains Thursday amid multiple reports of significant progress in U.S.-China trade talks and confirmation from the Federal Reserve that it will remain "patient" on future rate hikes in the world's biggest economy.
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Minutes from the Fed's January meeting also show the Federal Open Market Committee discussed terminating or modifying a plan to reduce the central bank's roughly $4 trillion balance sheet.