EBay is upgraded to 'overweight,' and homebuilders are initiated at Sterne Agee.
Investors await retail sales data for a clue on US consumer spending.
Amid news about Hot Topic's takeover by Sycamore Partners, the lawsuits begin to arrive.
Stocks are higher again following the weekly unemployment claims data, which may signal that Friday's monthly jobs report will be a strong one.
Several companies are announcing special one-time payouts or moving their payout dates into December. But there's a flip side to all this largess.
President Obama is set to speak on the subject.
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