AstraZeneca is downgraded to 'underweight,' and Oracle is initiated with a 'buy.'
Growth reports in Germany and France come in better than forecast. Retail sales in the US increase for the first time in 4 months. Groupon shares plunge to record low on a revenue miss and lowered outlook. Home Depot climbs as it beats expectations.
These stocks offer generous dividends while investors wait for a recovery.
Limited is initiated with a 'market perform,' and Seagate is downgraded to 'neutral.'
The transaction also includes a $3.4 billion payment from AstraZeneca as the big drug companies try to replace lost sales from products with generic competition.
The Supreme Court's decision on the massive health-care reform bill -- which could come at any time -- will surely create many winners and losers. Here’s a scorecard.
Research coming out of the annual event is watched closely by Wall Street.
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