The only explanation for recent stock action is market players following others blindly. The bulls just have to hope analysts don't think this is National Lemming Week.
Until the company offers something new, there's no reason to buy more products -- or stock.
Blockbusters like 'Iron Man 3' battle more subtle Chinese fare as audiences choose plot and complexity over explosions and 3-D.
Based on yield and value, these stocks rank as the market's current best.
Stocks are lower at midday despite the number of unemployment claims being little changed from last week.
Both companies' earnings top estimates. Surprisingly, though, soda sales aren't the main reason.
The countries agreed to avoid using competitive devaluations of their currencies.
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These companies won't soar like other plays in the sector, but they make for great income sources.
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