Stocks gain as consumer confidence climbs and orders for core durable goods rise.
Westgate Resorts' David Siegel strongly advised employees not to vote for President Obama.
With the president winning a second term, investors expect more easing from the Fed.
Fat corporate cash hoards and a potentially higher tax rate next year may add up to more one-time payments to investors in the fourth quarter.
Strong cash flow may prompt some casinos to offer special dividends by the end of the year.
Roche is upgraded to 'overweight,' while GlaxoSmithKline is downgraded to 'underweight.'
PIMCO's Mark Kiesel offers investors a starting point for thinking about what might work out in the current investment climate.
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