Ultimately, the market has a nice bias to the upside with very little data ahead of it.
Stocks rise and the S&P manages to take and hold the 1,400 level, at least for now.
Kraft is upgraded to 'buy,' while Progressive is downgraded to 'neutral.'
Earnings season is wrappping up with Dillard's, Tyson and Cognizant reporting today.
The bank's CEO resigns as well, and the software maker buys aQuantive.
Reports claim the company colluded with EnCana to keep land prices down in Michigan.
Stocks fall as 2 more European nations officially request aid from the EU.
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Consumers are very status conscious in Asia, Africa and other emerging-market areas. This is especially true in China.
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Americans can kill two birds with one stone by filing their taxes and buying health insurance at the same time.
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