Stocks soar after the Federal Reserve chairman says the economy still needs help, and the Fed expects to keep rates low.
Stocks are higher as the S&P 500 eclipses its all-time closing high.
Family Dollar is downgraded to 'equal weight,' and FedEx is initiated with a 'buy.'
The sector's older and more established companies provide customers with more than they need, while cloud software offers a smaller menu of individually priced services.
Allergan is downgraded to 'hold,' and AMD is upgraded to 'outperform.'
Chinese stocks plummet overnight on concerns over a liquidity crunch that further slow growth in the country.
When companies adjourn a vote to try to get a quorum, as AMD has, it usually reflects poor handling of investor relations.
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Consumers are very status conscious in Asia, Africa and other emerging-market areas. This is especially true in China.
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