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.
The slowing down of the apparel retailer's European plans is only a near-term solution.
The jeans maker has significant exposure to Southern Europe, which has been severely affected by the debt crisis.
Deere is downgraded to 'underweight,' and Home Depot is downgraded to 'neutral.'
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