Yet some are doing better than others.
Avon is downgraded to 'sell' at UBS, and financials are downgraded at JMP Securities.
3 of them are in the health-care sector, which is entering its strong seasonal period.
Stocks on Wall Street are mixed Thursday, with the Nasdaq in positive territory and the Dow and S&P down slightly.
Nordstrom is upgraded to 'buy' at Goldman, while AT&T and Verizon are downgraded to 'neutral' at RW Baird.
You can't get more solid than these picks from a defensive fund manager.
These two retail stocks are being added to a portfolio made up of stocks splitting their shares.
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