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Short-sellers are well-known for doing excellent research and uncovering accounting improprieties, financial embellishment and outright fraud.
While chief executives may well consider this brief list to be a rogues' gallery, anyone who dismisses them is missing the point entirely.
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.
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