Stocks rise amidst a wealth of economic data and big-name earnings reports.
Delta, United are initiated at Goldman with a 'sell,' and Tyson Foods is downgraded to 'underperform' at BofA/Merrill.
A company's exposure to Europe is becoming a red flag for many investors.
The pharmacy giant purchases a stake in European mega-chain Alliance Boots -- putting itself at the mercy of the continent's worsening debt crisis.
Adobe is downgraded at 2 firms, while Applied Materials is upgraded to 'overweight.'
JC Penney and Walgreen seem to have lost their way, to the benefit of their competitors.
The largest US drugstore chain makes a deal with the European pharmacy, health and beauty group Alliance Boots.
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