Markets await interest rate decisions from the Bank of England and European Central Bank.
Shares of the local directory service fall after the social network announces its new search feature.
InterMune is upgraded to 'buy,' and Mead Johnson is downgraded to 'neutral.'
The news didn't answer the continuing question: How will the company make money from its users?
The search giant's victory clears the way for growth.
Panera Bread is upgraded to 'outperform,' and Yelp is initiated with a 'market perform.'
JetBlue is upgraded to 'hold,' and Yelp is initiated with an 'equal weight.'
VIDEO ON MSN MONEY
Copyright © 2013 Microsoft. All rights reserved.
Fundamental company data and historical chart data provided by Morningstar Inc. Real-time index quotes and delayed quotes supplied by Morningstar Inc. Quotes delayed by up to 15 minutes, except where indicated otherwise. Fund summary, fund performance and dividend data provided by Morningstar Inc. Analyst recommendations provided by Zacks Investment Research. StockScouter data provided by Verus Analytics. IPO data provided by Hoover's Inc. Index membership data provided by Morningstar Inc.
With the universe of this category in its seasonal sweet spot, these picks have tailwinds propelling them into the new year.
The Market Dispatches column has been discontinued. Here's where to find the latest stock and business news on MSN Money, and the latest from market writer Charley Blaine.
MONEY & POLITICS
Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
The IRS is struggling to combat identify thieves who file fraudulent tax returns in the names of older residents who don't need to file.