Valero Energy is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Francesca's is initiated with a 'buy.'
Congrats, market, on 8 straight up days. But 9? The last time we had a winning streak like that was last century.
Investors await retail sales data for a clue on US consumer spending.
Anticipation of numbers that beat the estimates has investors in an upbeat mood early on Friday.
With the Dow at an all-time high, many stocks and sectors are significantly overvalued.
The blue chip index had its second-best finish ever on Monday and could break its 2007 record this week. But gains may be limited by Friday's big jobs report.
Rapid technology advancements keep driving broadband speeds and availability on planes, but passengers seem less than eager to connect.
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