Allergan is downgraded to 'hold,' and AMD is upgraded to 'outperform.'
Salesforce.com is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Marvell is downgraded to 'underperform.'
The Dow briefly tops 15,000, and the broader S&P 500 tops 1,600 for the first time after the government reports 165,000 jobs created in April, more than expected. The unemployment rate drops to 7.5%.
Millions of gallons that might otherwise end up in landfills is being cleaned and resold to the public for a fraction of regular retail prices.
Saks is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Netflix is initiated with a 'buy.'
As homeowners look to renovate rather than sell for a loss, DIY companies are booming.
Nothing refreshes like a look at the charts.
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Six weeks later, most Americans have forgotten about the 2014 tax season -- except those who didn't file by the April 15 deadline.
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