Retail stocks are fluctuating on earnings reports and analyst calls.
Viacom is upgraded to 'outperform,' and Marvell is downgraded to 'sector perform.'
Entertainment research firm Fizziology expects the new flick to earn big.
A prolonged dispute could mean permanently lost viewers and angry advertisers.
Deere is downgraded to 'underweight,' and Home Depot is downgraded to 'neutral.'
Fiserv is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Agilent is initiated with an 'overweight.'
News of a strong second quarter comes as CEO Mel Karmazin clashes with Liberty Media over control of the satellite radio comapny.
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