Shoppers may be more active after they get their refunds.
We'll hit some kind of 'new normal' as the shock of the smaller paychecks wears off and consumers reset their priorities.
Stocks are set for a higher open as investors await US weekly jobless claims and producer prices reports.
The retailer might be the last man standing in the consumer electronics space, but that doesn't make it a good investment.
Tech companies are focusing on countries where the big growth spurt is just beginning.
Best Buy reinstated with a 'buy,' and Cisco downgraded to 'hold.'
Mosaic is upgraded to 'outperform,' and General Electric is downgraded to 'neutral.'
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