The company is seeing some market share gains, but is sacrificing margins along the way.
EBay is upgraded to 'overweight,' and homebuilders are initiated at Sterne Agee.
Auto sales are booming, and these shares are the best way to profit.
Costco and Urban Outfitters will report earnings. Vodafone and Johnson Controls mull divestitures. Retail sales data will be reported.
Investors later learned the company was only interested in selling a relatively small part of its business.
Strong industrial production data out of China and Japan boost stocks ahead of the consumer confidence report.
Estimates suggest that by 2015 around 70% of cars produced in Europe will be based on the technology.
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Consumers are very status conscious in Asia, Africa and other emerging-market areas. This is especially true in China.
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