After the Dow and the S&P 500 closed at all time highs, US markets are set to open unchanged.
Despite central banks' continued easing policy and earnings from 3 of Europe's largest banks beating expectation, US markets are set for a tepid open.
The economic union reported worse than expected economic growth in the fourth quarter.
Investors love the very companies they disdained just 6 months ago, and this turn of events is just getting started.
Dendreon is upgraded to 'outperform,' and Aeropostale is downgraded to 'neutral.'
Figurines from the popular series join dominoes among the prized playthings inducted into the rarefied group.
Toy rights associated with Marvel and Star Wars are on the line, but Mattel and Viacom may balk at the idea.
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