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The Market In 5 Minutes: China, ZTE, McDonald's And More

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IN THE NEWS

Eli Lilly (NYSE: LLY) CEO calls for uniform prices, better use of technology in health care. Link

The U.S. District Court in Washington is set to rule on the AT&T (NYSE: T)-Time Warner (NYSE: TWX) merger on June 12. Here's how UBS says to trade it. Link

The chairman of ZTE apologized to staff and customers on Friday after the Chinese technology firm agreed to pay a $1 billion fine to the United States. Link

In 2017, 18 Chinese bond issuers defaulted. Through June 4, 2018 that number was already up to 12. Link $

McDonald’s (NYSE: MCD), battered by price wars and struggling to revive its U.S. burger business, said it will cut layers of managers as part of a $500 million cost-cutting plan. Link $

Jack Ma's Ant Financial just announced a funding round of $14 billion, one of the largest private capital raises ever. Link $

ECONOMIC DATA

Data on wholesale inventories for April will be released at 10:00 a.m. ET.
The Baker Hughes North American rig count report for the latest week is schedule for release at 1:00 p.m. ET.

ANALYST RATINGS

JP Morgan Upgrades DexCom (NASDAQ: DXCM) to Overweight
William Blair Upgrades Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX) to Outperform
Bernstein Upgrades ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) to Outperform, Announces $82 price target
Bernstein Downgrades Concho Resources (NYSE: CXO) to Market Perform, Announces $130 Price Target

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