US stocks are poised to open higher Monday following a solid rebound in Japan's benchmark index and despite weak Chinese data.
Stocks generally are quiet the week after the monthly jobs report. But all the talk about the Fed and interest rates may still push stocks around.
Should we pay up for what's up? That's the question as it regards these four worthy companies.
Zynga downgraded to 'neutral,' and First Solar is downgraded to 'negative.'
These picks might be setting up to fall this week. They also have high short interest.
LyondellBasell is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Mosaic is initiated with a 'hold.'
Luxury home furnishings retailer Restoration Hardware might have a better go this time.
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Why are stronger numbers considered bad news? Investors are worried about the impact on inflation and interest rates.
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