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.
Still ahead Monday are April retail sales and business inventories.
US stocks are set to open down on global growth concerns as investors await US housing reports.
General Electric is downgraded to 'neutral,' and McDonald's is downgraded to 'outperform.'
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