Shares of these companies are overbought or seeing heavy insider selling.
Tiffany is downgraded to 'neutral,' and ConAgra is upgraded to 'buy.'
Stocks pare earlier gains after tough words from House Speaker John Boehner aimed at Democrats and the White House.
Asian, European shares rise on hopes congressional leaders would reach a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff.
News Corp. dabbles in M&A, housing data lift Lennar, and Green Mountain finds a new CEO. Tiffany and Ann will report Q3 earnings.
If shoppers are standing on line for TVs, tablets and jewelry, they're wasting time and money.
The high-end consumers are about as sanguine as we have them in quite some time.
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The offering could become the second-biggest this year if underwriters exercise an option to buy more shares.
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