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.
DuPont downgraded to 'neutral,' and GameStop upgraded to 'outperform.'
Stocks are higher as retail sales rose more than expected in May and first-time unemployment applications fell last week.
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