European debt troubles remain in the foreground, and protests turn violent in Spain and Greece. US new-home sales fall, but prices soar. RIM advances after announcing more subscribers.
Stocks move lower despite strong U.S. housing data and consumer confidence reading.
In another warning of a global slowdown, the company cuts its outlook and foresees weakness all the way through 2015.
Stocks remain virtually unchanged despite data indicating US economic growth was slightly better in the second quarter than initially estimated.
To control high inflation, the country has kept high interest rates, which have affected the heavy-equipment manufacturer's sales.
Dahlman Rose downgrades steel companies, and Whole Foods is initiated with an 'outperform.'
A recent acquisition will give the conglomerate a larger presence in markets such as China and Brazil.
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