Customers will earn points through purchases, and electronic health records will help stores give them personalized advice.
Research In Motion is initiated with an 'equal weight,' and Agrium is initiated with an 'overweight.'
AK Steel is upgraded to 'buy,' and VeriFone is downgraded to 'neutral.'
Stocks rise and the S&P manages to take and hold the 1,400 level, at least for now.
The entertainment giant is due to report after the close, and the satellite radio company's result topped expectations.
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Stocks rise amidst a wealth of economic data and big-name earnings reports.
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