Ford is downgraded to 'underperform,' and JetBlue is downgraded to 'underperform.'
Stocks edge up, buoyed somewhat by Boeing's solid earnings report.
Stocks rise as hopes for more stimulus from China and a decline in US jobless claims offset some disappointing domestic data.
The country's 2013 budget concentrates on spending over revenue. US jobless claims decline more than expected. Second-quarter GDP is revised lower, while durable goods orders sink. Pending home sales decline.
The mattress maker has been sleepwalking while smaller, aggressive rivals have jumped into the market.
The market bounces back, boosted by speculation about new easing plans and steps to help with the European debt crisis.
Stocks are mixed despite a better-than-expected reading on consumer confidence.
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