Share prices for the travel reservation website rose after better-than-expected earnings.
Stocks are lower, making it appear that Thursday's break from the string of down days will be short-lived.
Four key data points only serve to create more uncertainty over the direction of the world's second-largest economy.
After a 3-day sell-off caused by fear of Fed tapering markets seem set to open higher.
Can the online travel company manage to meet expectations when it reports Thursday?
Time Warner, Priceline.com and Archer Daniels report earnings. William Ackman takes a big position in Air Products. July chain store sales figures are due.
Family Dollar is downgraded to 'equal weight,' and FedEx is initiated with a 'buy.'
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