BC-US--Money & Markets Digest, US

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Columbus CEO

Money & Markets modules for Tuesday, Sept. 16

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TODAY

Economists anticipate that the producer price index did not change between July and August, keeping inflation in check. The index measures price changes before they reach the consumer.

COMPANY SPOTLIGHT

Bubbling higher

Shares of Molson Coors Brewing shot to a record high Monday. While the stock may look expensive relative to its own history, analysts say it could keep rising if the industry keeps consolidating.

CENTERPIECE

What mutual fund managers like

The next time you go shopping, use your credit card. It'll make your mutual fund manager happy. That's because Visa is one of the most popular stocks among portfolio managers. A look at the most popular, and the most unloved, stocks held by large-cap mutual funds.

STORY STOCKS

Alere (ALR)

Terex (TEX)

Molson Coors Brewing (TAP)

Bankrate (RATE)

Avanir Pharmaceuticals (AVNR)

Gilead Sciences (GILD)

21Vianet Group (VNET)

NPS Pharmaceuticals (NPSP)

FUND FOCUS

Columbia Acorn International A (LAIAX)

Columbia Acorn International is a strong choice according to Morningstar analysts who give the fund their silver-medal rating for expected performance.

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