Stocks are higher, though the day's biggest event may be yet to come as the FOMC completes it latest meeting and prepares to release a rate decision statement.
Also in focus is the first reading of second quarter GDP as well as a slew of other economic data.
Stocks are lower, with the Nasdaq the worst performer of the major averages.
Salesforce.com is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Marvell is downgraded to 'underperform.'
Expect to see more M&A activity involving developers and marketers of antibiotics.
The company moves ahead on its leukemia treatment, after encouraging study results.
This speculative drug stock is targeting the growing global problem of hospital-based infections.
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