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Stocks open mixed on Wall Street; Valeant jumps

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NewsHubThe stock market is getting off to a mixed start as drops in real estate and utilities offset gains in other sectors, including healthcare.
Struggling drugmaker Valeant jumped 9% early Tuesday after saying it will sell more than $2 billion in assets.
Ascena Retail Group plunged 14% after cutting its profit forecast because holiday season sales fell for most of its brands, including Ann Taylor, Lane Bryant and Dressbarn.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 41 points, or 0.2%, to 19,844.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index was little changed at 2,267. The Nasdaq also was flat at 5,531.
Bond prices rose. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.37%.
Tonight, President Obama returns to Chicago to give a prime-time farewell address. Attorney general nominee Sen. Jeff Sessions is in the hot seat today. A storm that hit Northern California toppled the Pioneer Cabin Tree. Who should discipline police officers?
Raw video of an attempted murder suspect leading police on a chase on the 405 Freeway Monday night.
Rescue crews were searching the Dominguez Channel in the Gardena area Monday morning after a woman reported her boyfriend had been washed away after entering the channel.
Meryl Streep accepted the Cecil B. DeMille award at the 2017 Golden Globes Sunday Jan. 8.
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