Recent gains may embolden bigger moves in the New Year. And potential targets are abundant.
The area's commercial real estate is the most coveted in the world. And the REIT behind a world-famous building is a great way to cash in.
The industry overall has been speeding along in 2013.
This is undeniable after last week's conference calls. So many businesses and their CEOs noted that Europe has stabilized and is improving.
Markets are set for a lower open after disappointing results from Google and Microsoft.
A decent report on jobless claims and gains for IBM and financial stocks fuel the rally. Big tech stocks pull back. Microsoft and Google earnings disappoint.
Stocks are were higher, with both the Dow and S&P 500 setting new records following earnings reports from 5 of the Dow's 30 members.
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The apparel chain takes a hard hit after blaming the weather for its quarterly sales decline. But cold temperatures don't explain the drop in full-year sales as well.
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