Stocks are up about 1% as reports show consumer confidence climbs and home prices advance.
US markets are set to follow global shares higher after reassuring comments from central banks around the world about monetary policies.
The sector's revaluation is on, and these names in particular have made some stunning moves.
Stocks move higher, setting up the Dow and S&P to recover Monday's losses.
Hewlett-Packard is downgraded to 'sell' at Goldman, and Groupon is initiated with a 'sell' at UBS.
These defensive plays yield up to 8%. And best of all, it's not too late to buy.
Despite trading near its 52-week high, the stock appears to have plenty left.
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The company has made at least 4 acquisitions in the space, and few people have paid any attention.
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