Oracle, VMware are downgraded to 'sell,' and Dollar Tree is initiated with a 'buy .'
Molson Coors is upgraded to 'buy,' and Yelp is initiated with an 'outperform.'
The Internet retailer is more than just the Wal-Mart of the Web. It's competing with -- and often beating -- some tech heavyweights in the lucrative area of online services.
A more than 30-cent drop from last year puts cash back in consumers' pockets and could help counter recent cuts.
Coca-Cola, Fifth Third and US Bancorp to report earnings. J.C. Penny makes another CEO change. Family Dollar's full year forecast weaker than expected.
Toll Brothers is upgraded to 'neutral,' and Nordstrom is initiated with a 'buy.'
Markets are set for a higher open ahead of jobless claims data.
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