Stocks are lower as US economic growth is estimated to have picked up in the first quarter of the year, but not as much as expected.
US markets to dip at the open on continued Cyprus fears and eurozone concerns.
Stocks are lower a despite a better-than-expected University of Michigan Consumer Confidence reading.
Johnson & Johnson is upgraded at 3 firms, and McDonald's is downgraded to 'neutral' at Goldman.
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