Despite signs of slowing, analysts seem to assume earnings can go up forever.
If the two large office supply retailers merge, can they be far behind in achieving Apple reseller status?
While the market is holding on to healthy gains so far this year, there are big headwinds that are worth watching, including political squabbling and rising gas prices.
Wal-Mart and Abercrombie & Fitch to report earnings. Deals boost Comcast and US Airways. Solar stocks head higher after State of the Union address.
The Golden Arches shares are down a day after President Obama called for a boost to the minimum wage to $9 an hour. A coincidence? Maybe not.
The e-tailer's growth is slowing and the stock looks overbought, but the bears don't have the courage of their convictions.
The online retailer has accomplished much, but pressures are mounting.
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