Single-family housing starts have dropped, interrupting a rise in confidence.
Mondelez is downgraded to 'hold,' and Citigroup is upgraded to 'outperform.'
Stocks move lower despite strong U.S. housing data and consumer confidence reading.
3 homebuilders are upgraded at JPMorgan, and Select Medical is downgraded at 3 firms.
Investors lose confidence that the ECB will stem the region's debt crisis. In the US, unemployment filings decline, the trade deficit narrows, and wholesale inventories drop.
The BlackBerry maker continues to disappoint, and the alcoholic beverage company buys the remaining of Crown Imports.
Wal-Mart and McDonald's are downgraded to 'hold,' and Intuitive Surgical is initiated with an 'outperform.'
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