Oil and gold are trending lower. Sprint could be headed for a bidding war. Boeing and Lockheed Martin will be reporting earnings.
Lululemon is initiated with an 'overweight,' and Yahoo is upgraded to 'buy.'
In this Tax Day Investor Beat: DISH makes a $25.5 billion bid for Sprint. Gold, meanwhile, continues to head south.
Stocks are lower at midday as gold slumps for a second straight session.
Beginning in August, the satellite provider will carry DogTV, which airs programs specifically developed to keep its canine viewers calm.
Defense industry cuts commence. Dish Network may pull its Clearwire offer. New Jersey approves online gambling. H&R Block and Staples to report earnings.
Stocks are mixed, with the Dow supported by the post-earnings performance of Home Depot.
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