The cosmetics company's disappointing earnings report is yet another illustration of how difficult the retail sector has become.
Two stocks serve as prime examples of exactly what retail growth investors want.
DreamWorks is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Splunk is initiated with a 'neutral.'
You can dislike a company but still think the shares are going to go higher. Should you play 'whatever's working now'?
Stocks are mixed after a lackluster morning of trading.
Fusion-io is upgraded to 'outperform,' and Fifth Third Bancorp is downgraded to 'market perform.'
Better-than-expected economic data from the eurozone and a weakened yen have traders looking up again.
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