Stocks struggle after a disappointing monthly jobs report.
US nonfarm payrolls rose a weak 96,000 in August. The unemployment rate fell to 8.1%. Intel lowers its Q3 revenue outlook.
Research In Motion is initiated with an 'equal weight,' and Agrium is initiated with an 'overweight.'
Firearm stocks are outperforming the market since the shooting, while movie chains are suffering.
Agricultural plays and gun makers are performing exceptionally well right now.
Stocks remain up despite a low consumer confidence reading.
Nike leads a pack of companies that could give investors clues about the consumer mindset and the state of manufacturing.
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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.
Cheap LED light bulbs cost more upfront -- between $8 to $10 apiece -- but begin to pay off within 18 months.
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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