Stocks are higher as initial jobless claims pulled back to fall below the 350,000 level.
New data from research firm IDC suggests that as more people buy tablets and smartphones, the need to upgrade their PCs is less pressing.
Markets are set for a higher open ahead of jobless claims data.
Some of the hefty gainers will be losers in the second quarter. Sell these stocks now.
A torrent of foreign capital is poised to flow into the US.
Hewlett-Packard is downgraded to 'sell' at Goldman, and Groupon is initiated with a 'sell' at UBS.
It's not surprising that some shares are overbought right now, but a few still have long-term potential.
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