Stocks are higher amid some more encouraging housing data and continued testimony from Fed Chairman Bernanke.
LinkedIn is initiated with a 'buy,' and Nokia is upgraded to 'buy.'
Short-sellers are well-known for doing excellent research and uncovering accounting improprieties, financial embellishment and outright fraud.
With the Fed Chairman appearing again in Washington, markets are set for a steady open Wednesday morning.
US markets set to open higher, despite yesterday's huge losses on the heels of Italy's murky election results.
It's been a long time coming, but in parts of the country the cost of electricity produced by solar panels is less than the price paid for a comparable unit of power from the utility grid.
BlackBerry downgraded to 'sell, and Caterpillar upgraded to 'outperform.'
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Fed keeps important 'considerable time' language in reference to short-term interest rates, but dissents and dots leave doubts.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
The Fed's latest statement confirms that it won't be coming to the rescue of depositors soon, but these institutions are worth following anyway.
Six weeks later, most Americans have forgotten about the 2014 tax season -- except those who didn't file by the April 15 deadline.
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