Stocks are mixed, with the Dow the only major index able to hold onto its early session gains.
US markets are set for a higher open on China's possible stimulus moves as more corporate results are on tap.
This deterioration suggests the stock market could be vulnerable in the second half of the year.
The blue chips jump 181 after reports on jobless claims and retail sales cheer investors. Friday brings reports on consumer confidence and options expirations.
Use this week's aerospace stocks' multiyear highs as an opportunity to book profits.
Looking for a contrarian play? Consider these names that show signs of institutional selling.
Stocks are higher as investors appear to be more cheered by corporate earnings reports than they are disappointed by global manufacturing data.
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