In a volatile industry littered with burnouts, a few contenders shine brightly.
The companies are reporting earnings along with Barnes & Noble and Children's Place.
JA Solar is downgraded to 'sell,' and Joy Global is downgraded to 'neutral.'
With the dollar firming but gold lower, investors await Fed chief Bernanke's comments Wednesday.
Bulls may be in control, but Wall Street will be watching for any sign of the Fed backing off its bond buying.
Solar stocks have made a rebound suddenly, but will it hold?
The last-minute $13 billion agreement lifted stocks in Asia and Europe, and it look set to do the same on Wall Street today.
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Shares of the athletic-apparel maker were down dramatically Thursday despite a solid earnings announcement.
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