In spite of the recent market turmoil, this may turn out to be a great time for public offerings.
Oracle, VMware are downgraded to 'sell,' and Dollar Tree is initiated with a 'buy .'
Its latest results easily beat expectations as upscale shoppers show more willingness to buy luxury goods.
Salesforce.com is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Marvell is downgraded to 'underperform.'
Stocks are higher after Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke told Congress that prematurely ending the central bank's stimulus program could endanger the still fragile economic recovery.
The retailer reportedly has hired Goldman Sachs to explore a possible sale and could fetch close to $3 billion.
Stocks are higher as the Dow looks to extend its streak of consecutive Tuesday advances -- it hasn't finished lower on a Tuesday since January 8.
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The apparel chain takes a hard hit after blaming the weather for its quarterly sales decline. But cold temperatures don't explain the drop in full-year sales as well.
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