The stage is set for a bigger surge to the upside.
Stocks are in near-record territory, but investors should view the latest surge with skepticism.
The number of shares sold short in this South African gold and copper producer surged almost 90%.
The yellow metal is on the rebound, but investing in miners -- whose shares have been punished -- could be the most lucrative way to play this trend.
Investors also remain concerned over when the Fed will begin to taper its stimulus programs.
US markets may decline at the open even as Europe's recovery finds a more solid footing.
Hasbro is upgraded to 'buy,' and Broadcom is downgraded to 'sector perform.'
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
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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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