Consumer buying patterns produce some big holiday winners.
Eurozone jobless rate rises and the German parliament is set to discuss a revised Greed aid bill.
Asian, European shares rise on hopes congressional leaders would reach a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff.
Sometimes the worst-performing stocks turn out to be the best, at least for a while.
Stocks are higher as positive economic data in the US and China temporarily distracts investors from fiscal cliff woes.
Groupon is downgraded to 'equal weight,' while Isis Pharmaceuticals is upgraded to 'outperform.'
Will the deal site, which rejected a bid from Google in 2010, ever get its act together?
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