Markets are headed for a down open on slower than expected growth in China.
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A generation of college grads, who owe more than $1 trillion, may have to postpone buying a home indefinitely.
Stocks are lower as a US government report estimates that March retail sales declined by the most in 9 months.
In focus this morning are major financial institutions' quarterly results and a slew of upcoming economic data.
In this Investor Beat: Research firm IDC reports that global shipments of personal computers declined 14% in the first quarter. What does this mean for investors? Also, some stocks making big moves today.
JPMorgan and Wells Fargo release their quarterly results Friday. Bank of America and Citigroup follow next week.
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