After closing at a 5-year high, increased eurozone risks could dampen the rally.
Credit Suisse has identified companies that should benefit from shifts in the foreign exchange markets.
Investors await US reports after positive macro figures from China and the eurozone.
Several economic reports, including jobs data are on tap.
Without exclusive apps, a standout camera or a breakthrough operating system, Research In Motion's bet-the-company offering looks like an also-ran.
D.R. Horton, Ryland and others continue to ramp up ahead of the busiest building season.
The euro rises against the dollar for the first time since 2011 as Italian shares drop.
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