Kroger and Dollar General are among the companies reporting as the holiday shopping season picks up.
Investors await economic releases, including consumer sentiment and personal income data, as well as the Chicago-area manufacturing data.
US markets are poised to rise at the open on growing signs the Western military action is no longer imminent.
Over extended periods, dividends, dividend growth, and compounding can produce investment returns that most people wouldn't think possible.
Charles River Labs is downgraded to 'sell,' and T-Mobile is initiated with a 'hold.'
Markets are set for a lower start following mixed quarterly results on Monday and ahead of results from Amazon, Corning and Ford.
These Canadian financial firms have strong balance sheets and solid growth prospects.
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