Costco and Tiffany to report earnings. Consumer confidence index for May to be released. Carnival slashes prices to attract customers after a string of accidents. Pending home sales for April are due.
SodaStream is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Monster Beverage is initiated with an 'outperform.'
Investors await the Fed chief's Congressional testimony about the economy and monetary policy.
In this installment of Investor Beat: Best Buy and HHGregg fight to stay alive. And shares of Dow component Home Depot hit an all-time high.
Stocks are higher as the Dow looks to extend its streak of consecutive Tuesday advances -- it hasn't finished lower on a Tuesday since January 8.
LeapFrog is initiated with an 'overweight,' and Beazer Homes is downgraded to 'neutral.'
With the dollar firming but gold lower, investors await Fed chief Bernanke's comments Wednesday.
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