Ford is downgraded to 'underperform,' and JetBlue is downgraded to 'underperform.'
Valero announces it's using domestic crude to feed its refineries.
The euro rises against the dollar for the first time since 2011 as Italian shares drop.
Stocks are mixed despite a consumer confidence reading that plunged to its lowest level in more than a year.
Strong North American sales offset weak European demand.
The US economic recovery and Hurricane Sandy replacements drive demand as incentives decline.
Markets are set for a lower start following mixed quarterly results on Monday and ahead of results from Amazon, Corning and Ford.
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