Stocks like Kellogg have been crackling -- now they're set to pop.
Cheesecake Factory is upgraded to 'neutral,' and Intuit is downgraded to 'neutral.'
Investors are digesting a slew of earnings as they await jobless claims data.
Stocks are mixed, with the S&P barely clinging to gains, the Nasdaq weighed on by a post-earnings decline in Apple, and the Dow dragged on by the under-performance of AT&T and P&G.
Brisk business at home is overcoming slack results abroad for several big-name domestic corporations.
Markets are set for a higher open as investors await more earnings, data.
The sector's 'Four Horsemen' are up on Kimberly-Clark's earnings, but how long can that last? Investors should be careful.
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