US markets may decline at the open even as Europe's recovery finds a more solid footing.
Stocks are a bit lower after figures indicate retail sales failed to grow by as much as expected in July.
The activist investor has to hold onto his 18% stake for at least a while longer. Whether he'll sell later is another question.
There's an alternative (Tupperware-based) model for the diet shake seller. But, at present, there is simply no reason for it to change.
US markets are set to rise at the open after several down days and in response to positive economic reports.
The company is losing customers to other retailers such as TJX.
AMC Networks is upgraded to 'outperform,' and Deere is downgraded to 'neutral.'
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