Stocks slide following the European Central Bank president's press conference.
Deere is downgraded to 'underweight,' and Home Depot is downgraded to 'neutral.'
Yet some are doing better than others.
Limited is initiated with a 'market perform,' and Seagate is downgraded to 'neutral.'
Retailers reported same-store sales Thursday, and many showed growth that missed expectations and slowed from a year earlier.
Ciena reports better-than-expected earnings, while TiVo posts weak results and guidance.
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