Scientists are closing in on an immunization for the norovirus, a scourge of seafaring vacationers and many others.
US markets set for a higher open ahead of economic data.
Also, concerns over China's liquidity conditions are easing.
Carnival and Barnes & Noble report earnings. Altria enters e-cigarette market. Dish opts not to make offer for Sprint. Men's Wearhouse fires company founder.
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.'
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Six weeks later, most Americans have forgotten about the 2014 tax season -- except those who didn't file by the April 15 deadline.
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