Goldman initiates retailers, including Michael Kors with a 'conviction buy' and Coach with a 'sell.'
Stocks pare earlier gains after tough words from House Speaker John Boehner aimed at Democrats and the White House.
Taser is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Aeropostale is downgraded to above average.'
Guess shares continue to climb after 3Q results, but Aeropostale's and Rue21's tumble.
Asian, European shares rise on hopes congressional leaders would reach a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff.
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.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
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Six weeks later, most Americans have forgotten about the 2014 tax season -- except those who didn't file by the April 15 deadline.
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