|About: Vale S.A. (VALE)|By:, SA News Editor 

Vale (NYSE:VALE) senior management was never shown internal security documents indicating that its tailings dam at Brumadinho was at risk of collapse, CFO Luciano Siani said today at a news conference, pushing shares +5.6% in today's trade.

Jerome Powell discusses poverty. The Federal Reserve chairman delivers a speech on “Economic Development in High Poverty Rural Communities” to a forum in Mississippi which will be live streamed.

Theresa May updates lawmakers on Brexit. The British prime minister will give a statement on her negotiations with Dublin and Brussels over the Irish border, as she tries to gain more support for her Brexit deal ahead of a parliamentary debate on Thursday.

  LONDON, Feb 12 (Reuters) - World shares and bond yields rode
a renewed surge in risk appetite on Tuesday, as investors were
optimistic about U.S.-China trade talks and cheered Washington's
deal to avoid another government shutdown.
    Tokyo's Nikkei set the tone with its best day of the year so
far [.T] and Europe wasted little time in trying to lift the
STOXX 600 <.STOXX> back to the two-month high it set last week.
[.EU]
    Germany's DAX <.GDAXI> jumped more than 1.2 percent, after
rising 1 percent on Monday, and Paris and Milan were up 0.8
percent, while London's FTSE <.FTSE> approached a four-month
peak despite ongoing Brexit uncertainty. [.EU]
    The dollar hovered at a two-month high and the Australian
dollar also gained. The yen and Swiss franc dipped while U.S.
Treasury and German bund yields edged up as investors jettisoned
safe havens.

Applied DNA Sciences Inc.(NASDAQ:APDN) and TheraCann International Benchmark Corporation ("TheraCann"), a leading global full-service legal cannabis and hemp consultancy, announced today that they have entered into a non-binding Term Sheet (the "Term Sheet") for a long term exclusive licensing agreement for the use of Applied DNA's proprietary CertainT® supply chain integrity platform technology within TheraCann's ETCH BioTrace® seed-to-sale tracking system. The Term Sheet is expected to be followed by a definitive agreement (the "Agreement").

Internal Report Obtained By Reuters Indicates Vale Knew In October That Failed Brumadinho Dam Was At Heightened Risk Of Rupture; Vale Classified Risk Of Brumadinho Dam Break As Twice Its 'Maximum Level Of Individual Risk' For Dams