For now, there's nothing wrong with watching from the sidelines and letting the selling run its course.
BlackBerry downgraded to 'sell, and Caterpillar upgraded to 'outperform.'
Shares are up after a key survey's better-than-expected findings.
PMI points to contraction rather than recovery in eurozone.
Despite signs of slowing, analysts seem to assume earnings can go up forever.
The software company's planned IPO of one of its units and speculation about new suitors attract new investors.
But the two companies face many of the same challenges, and HP's missteps have left it with some all of its own.
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The coffee company's plan to make K-Cups exclusive to its new Keurig machine sounds awfully familiar to iTunes' failed plan for music files a decade ago.
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