This technique could protect you in the case of a market decline.
Wall Street will pay close attention to reports from Wal-Mart, Macy's and Kohl's as the holiday shopping season gets underway.
Both are expected to post growth. Analysts are also looking for strong results from Tesla Motors and Time Warner.
These stocks meet the criteria for high quality blue chip dividend buys.
In the face of good news, WAG is close to test longer term resistance.
Vitamin Shoppe is downgraded to 'neutral' from 'buy' and Intel is upgraded to 'buy' from 'hold.'
Advocacy groups say the drugstore charges different prices within the same city. The company says the cost of doing business can vary.
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