In this Investor Beat, regulators give a thumbs-up to CEOs using Facebook and Twitter. Also: Zynga rises, Tesla falls and two other stocks to watch.
Stocks are down as ADP's jobs survey indicates companies added fewer workers than projected in March.
Optimism was boosted by better than expected data out of China, but investors await the private sector jobs report.
Monsanto and ConAgra will report earnings. General Mills tries to extend its all-time high. Michael Dell's buyout offer of Dell runs into opposition. Gold Fields looking to trade off its 52-week low.
Monsanto downgraded to 'underweight,' and Cliffs Natural upgraded to 'overweight.'
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