Weyerhaeuser is upgraded to 'outperform,' and Hasbro is downgraded to 'sell.'
The world's largest do-it-yourself retailer puts profitability before growth.
While Gulf Coast residents assess the damage from the slow-moving storm, investors are evaluating the impact on stocks.
Stocks pare earlier losses and drift in a narrow range.
The ECB downplays a report about planned bond buying to stem the region's debt crisis. Aetna will buy Coventry Health in a $5.7 billion deal. Lowe's slumps on weak earnings. Apple hits a new high as Facebook is up from new low.
The news boosts shares of the home-improvement retailer over 4%.
These companies have no fear of a strengthening dollar.
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