Strong industrial production data out of China and Japan boost stocks ahead of the consumer confidence report.
Stocks are lower, pushing the S&P 500 off the five-year high it reached Friday.
Under Armour is upgraded to 'outperform,' and First Solar is downgraded to 'underperform.'
SunPower is upgraded to 'buy,' and Biogen is downgraded to 'neutral.'
Monster Beverage is downgraded to 'buy' at Goldman, and Buckingham initiates airlines.
Low interest rates are hurting margins, but there are still some stock opportunities in the group.
General Electric initiated with a 'buy,' and OpenTable initiated with an 'outperform.'
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