Stocks are mixed, with the Dow supported by the post-earnings performance of Home Depot.
For now, there's nothing wrong with watching from the sidelines and letting the selling run its course.
AB InBev is upgraded to 'buy,' and Colgate-Palmolive is initiated with a 'sell.'
Ford is downgraded to 'equal weight,' and Saks is initiated with a 'buy.'
If shoppers are standing on line for TVs, tablets and jewelry, they're wasting time and money.
The discount retailer soldiers on during uncertain economic times.
Is there more than meets the eye to Saks' recent success?
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The Dow is off slightly on the day, after falling nearly 130 points at the open. Decent reports on jobless claims and new-home sales helped.
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