The country is reportedly preparing to ask for aid. US home prices rise. GM and Chrysler post sales gains, but Ford's sales are flat. MetroPCS soars on a deal rumor. PetSmart will replace Sunoco in the S&P 500.
Barclays is upgraded to 'buy,' and Green Mountain is initiated with a 'buy.'
The new quarterly dividend is another reason to be bullish on this undervalued company.
The networking giant appears to have shifted from being a growth stock to a value play.
New York manufacturing activity contracts, but consumer prices remain unchanged, industrial output increases and builders' confidence improves. Staples shares skid after disappointing results. Deere is also down after missing estimates.
Are things so bad in the sector that we have to buy it?
Stocks are mixed as Apple earnings weigh on the Nasdaq but improved outlooks from Boeing and Caterpillar support the Dow.
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