Tiffany and Internet jeweler Blue Nile will feel pressure, but an improving economy will boost the jewelry business as a whole.
The jeweler received an analyst upgrade Monday after seeing nearly 60% gains in 2013.
The echo will be louder than the original baby boom, so while millennials may be struggling right now, investors should pay close attention to their spending habits.
Tesla is initiated with an 'overweight,' and Marvell is upgraded to 'positive.'
DuPont is downgraded to 'sell,' and Pacific Sunwear is upgraded to 'buy.'
Cree is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Zale is initiated with an 'overweight.'
Constellation Brands is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Verizon is upgraded to 'overweight.'
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Consumers are very status conscious in Asia, Africa and other emerging-market areas. This is especially true in China.
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