This week's highlights include quarterly reports from the two biggest companies by market capitalization, Apple and Exxon Mobil, which are expect to post declining earnings.
ArcelorMittal is downgraded to 'sector perform,' and HP is initiated with a 'hold.'
The NFL may boost the cost of club-level seats at February's championship game to $2,600.
If the government hadn't saved the financial industry from collapse, the country would have suffered a depression worse than the 1930s, Robert Benmosche told CNBC.
Siemens is upgraded to 'outperform,' and Accretive Health is downgraded to 'neutral.'
Also in focus is the first reading of second quarter GDP as well as a slew of other economic data.
With all the talk of shares being overvalued after this year's massive rally, you'd think there'd be almost no bargains out there.
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The expected $3.36 billion offering from Citizens Financial Group won't come close to Alibaba's, but it will be an important one for the market.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
Occupy Wall Street bought and forgave the student loan debt of more than 2,700 Everest College students.
Six weeks later, most Americans have forgotten about the 2014 tax season -- except those who didn't file by the April 15 deadline.
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