Rising tensions over the civil war in Syria pushes energy prices higher. Brent crude, which affects gasoline prices, approaches $107 a barrel.
Halliburton is downgraded to 'underweight,' and Eli Lilly is initiated with a 'buy.'
Count on oil and natural gas prices to remain under price pressure in the foreseeable future.
Halliburton is upgraded to 'buy,' and DeVry is downgraded to 'hold.'
US stocks are set to open down on global growth concerns as investors await US housing reports.
A research group's report claims more Lone Star State workers in the sector than ranchers, but it fails to mention all of those in oil and gas.
The Wall Street averages were mixed at midday as advances in Apple, Microsoft buoyed the Nasdaq, but GE's continued slide weighed on the Dow.
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The IRS is struggling to combat identify thieves who file fraudulent tax returns in the names of older residents who don't need to file.