Stocks recover from morning lows, sparked by House Speaker John Boehner's optimism that a deal can be reached with the White House.
Stocks are down, giving back some of the 4% advance seen last week by both the S&P and Nasdaq.
Aeropostale is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Yahoo is upgraded to 'conviction buy' at Goldman.
Target is upgraded to 'overweight,' and Thomson Reuters is downgraded to 'hold.'
Leading economic indicators are also up. Global markets climb as Germany's Merkel backs the euro and the ECB. Apple hits a new high. Gap beats estimates, while Aeropostale misses. Marvell's results disappoint, and Groupon drops on a downgrade.
Stocks slide following the European Central Bank president's press conference.
Aeropostale and American Eagle can expect a jump in spending on apparel and accessories this fall.
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