Possible military action against Syria drives oil prices higher. McDonald's adds chicken wings to its menu. August auto sales numbers will be announced and Dollar General and H&R Block will report earnings.
The lowest-price retailers' business model requires keeping labor costs so lean that fast-food workers seem to have it good.
Consumers are once again feeling cautious in the face of ongoing household budget pressures.
New data illustrates which stores have proven resilient to headwinds, and which are poised to take an even larger market share next year.
Trulia is downgraded to 'sector perform,' and PulteGroup is upgraded to 'outperform.'
Stocks are a bit lower after figures indicate retail sales failed to grow by as much as expected in July.
This may seem like a long shot, given the city's recent bankruptcy, but a basket of local publicly traded companies has served investors quite well this year.
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