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Markets seem set to continue Tuesday's rally and send the Dow further into uncharted territory.
The department store chain objects to the lifestyle guru's deal with JC Penney, claiming exclusive rights to sell certain branded home goods.
Stocks are mixed, with the Dow supported by the post-earnings performance of Home Depot.
US markets set to open higher, despite yesterday's huge losses on the heels of Italy's murky election results.
For now, there's nothing wrong with watching from the sidelines and letting the selling run its course.
Lowe's, Macy's, and other retailers will report earnings. Herbalife activist investors struggle for dominance. February auto sales will be announced.
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