Stocks pare early losses but are still down on news of poor export data from China.
Big Lots is downgraded to 'underweight,' and VeriSign is downgraded to 'neutral.'
And stop fixating on Research In Motion, Nokia and Yahoo.
A new report shows weakness in Chinese trade. US import prices fall unexpectedly. JCPenney reports disappointing earnings. RIM may have found a buyer for part of its business.
Although earnings for the online ad company comfortably beat estimates, revenue falls short.
Is Amazon's price really worth 287 times its current earnings and almost 84 times next year's earnings?
A less awful earnings report has the stock flying. Don't buy it.
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