Oil slips after a surprise rise in crude inventories. Second-quarter growth is revised up, but the pace remains slow. Pending home sales climb. The Fed's Beige Book is also on tap. WellPoint rises after its CEO resigns.
Eli Lilly is upgraded to 'overweight,' and GlaxoSmithKline is downgraded to 'neutral.'
Stocks are up despite data showing orders for capital goods other than planes declined in July.
Top-line results show some hope for treatment even though a research goal was missed.
The ECB is considering yield band targets for a new bond-buying program. Orders for US durable goods jump, but the core number slides. Fed stimulus hopes fade. Autodesk plunges on disappointing results. Eli Lilly rallies on an Alzheimer's study.
Will the biotech need to find a suitor after the halting of a once-promising development program?
JP Morgan, PetSmart and Eli Lilly are downgraded.
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