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Lowe's, Macy's, and other retailers will report earnings. Herbalife activist investors struggle for dominance. February auto sales will be announced.
U.S. equity futures were flat overnight despite comments from global central banks indicating more stimulus may be imminent.
Indexes are up after a better-than-expected reading on German economic sentiment.
Stocks are lower a despite a better-than-expected University of Michigan Consumer Confidence reading.
With Icahn revealing a nearly 13% stake in Herbalife, he and Loeb are re-legitimizing the company before our very eyes.
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Serious issues like drought and the deterioration of the developed world spell opportunity for this industry leader.
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