After a series of disasters at sea, the industry leaders look cheap and their economic prospects look good.
For now, US markets are indicated to rise at the open ahead of data on manufacturing and construction spending.
Halliburton is downgraded to 'underweight,' and Eli Lilly is initiated with a 'buy.'
US markets are set to decline at the open as investors seek hints from the Fed about how long its stimulus program will last.
Following many years of strong growth, the cruise industry has recently been beset by a series of high-profile mishaps.
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.'
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