Stocks are mixed, with the Dow the only major index able to hold onto its early session gains.
They've had a good run, but you'd be wise to trim your positions in these sell-rated companies before they report quarterly results next week.
From an investment perspective, there are still plenty of reasons to be bullish on the stock.
Hewlett-Packard is upgraded to 'buy,' and IBM is downgraded to 'neutral.'
The real problem isn't regulation. It's that owners can no longer compete with the big dogs.
This deterioration suggests the stock market could be vulnerable in the second half of the year.
The Dow jumps 109 points after rising as many as 191. Oil-price jitters and rising rates trim gains. Those factors and the Fed may weigh on markets Tuesday.
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But the fact that the guilty bankers are still free and not even on the run is the real outrage here, a travesty that should never be forgotten.
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