Stocks are higher as retail sales rose more than expected in May and first-time unemployment applications fell last week.
Almost all sectors are overvalued as a result of the ongoing market rally, but a number of utility stocks still show solid upside potential.
ValueClick is downgraded to 'hold,' and Bed Bath & Beyond is downgraded to 'cautious.'
EBay is upgraded to 'buy,' and Yahoo is downgraded to 'hold.'
The results are in, and only these 2 stocks are still selling cheaply enough to be considered good value 'buys.'
SanDisk is upgraded to 'overweight,' while AMD is downgraded to 'market perform.'
Stocks slide following the European Central Bank president's press conference.
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