Reports show contraction in China's manufacturing activity and in the eurozone's private sector. US jobless claims fall by 3,000, but the level remains high. The Philly Fed's manufacturing index improves slightly, while leading indicators slip.
Futures are rising, but amid an otherwise weak year for prices.
Investors also await a key German court ruling Wednesday. Moody's warns it could lower its rating on the US. The US trade deficit widens. McDonald's comp sales miss expectations.
Stocks struggle after a disappointing monthly jobs report.
Barclays is upgraded to 'buy,' and Green Mountain is initiated with a 'buy.'
Stocks slide following the European Central Bank president's press conference.
Shares of the coffee company rebound after Wednesday's pummeling.
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