Tesla tries to hold recent gains. Sony to discuss turnaround plan. Campbell Soup, Ross Stores and GameStop to report earnings. Bloomberg consumer confidence index is due.
Lennar is upgraded to 'overweight,' and Yum Brands is downgraded to 'underperform.'
US markets are set for a steady open after China's recent drop in PMI has reversed, and ahead of several US economic reports.
Mini-options trading begins for 5 stocks. Adobe and Ross Stores reports earnings. H&R Block admits to thousands of errors. Existing home sales data will be released.
The brokerage firm initiated coverage on a bevy of retail stocks today, seeing strength and growth prospects as catalysts.
Bristol-Myers is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Gap is initiated with an 'underperform.'
Expectations are high for Michael Kors, Fossil and Abercrombie, even after recent gains.
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