Rotten job numbers were the last straw for nervous stock market investors, but this just might be a unique buying opportunity.
Avon is downgraded to 'sell' at UBS, and financials are downgraded at JMP Securities.
High-tech robotics and unmanned aircraft are finding increasing use in commerical and consumer markets.
These companies paid little or no federal income tax between 2008 and 2011.
Better-than-expected earnings from Apple give stocks a boost.
It's not Apple, but the aircraft maker's first-quarter results will certainly help regain investors' trust.
Now that the company has gotten religion about the welfare of Chinese workers, perhaps US taxpayers will be next in line.
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