Toll Brothers is upgraded to 'neutral,' and Nordstrom is initiated with a 'buy.'
Baidu is upgraded to 'buy,' and Health Management is downgraded to 'hold.'
Hewlett-Packard is downgraded to 'sell' at Goldman, and Groupon is initiated with a 'sell' at UBS.
Cold weather across the US brought slumping sales for many stores as shoppers shunned spring clothing and outdoor goods.
After the Dow posted a 10th straight day of gains, investors await CPI and Empire State index on this quadruple witching day.
Stocks are set for a higher open as investors await US weekly jobless claims and producer prices reports.
Amid news about Hot Topic's takeover by Sycamore Partners, the lawsuits begin to arrive.
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