This time, the cycle maker's shares jump on an estimate boost. But takeover talk still fuels the stock.
The 10-year Treasury yield hits levels not seen since June as the economy strengthens -- and investors start to fret about inflation.
Treasury auctions and major retailers' March sales will affect stocks. Bed Bath & Beyond, Monsanto and WD-40 report quarterly results.
The central bank sets a Monday meeting to discuss the rate. The move is another signal that rates are going to move higher, not lower.
Crude briefly hits $85, a 17-month high, as traders see more evidence that the U.S. and global economies are improving.
The automaker's March sales rise 40%. It's hoping that good deals will trump bad publicity from its recall problems.
The price of oil has moved so far in this century that it's changed some of our most basic relationships. Like the relationship of energy to food. And maybe not for the better.
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