The world's largest consumer electronics chain will post earnings Tuesday.
Both are mending, but only one looks like a profitable short-term bet.
The retailer's strong earnings underscore the case for an economic recovery, and analysts expect the good times to continue.
Is this an economic hiccup or a sign of troubles to come?
Wall Street wants to see profit and sales rise by about 6% from a year earlier.
A jittery Europe, a slowing China, and a weak US recovery means rock-solid income is a great choice for investors looking to ride out the storm.
The soda maker keeps short sellers at bay for now.
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