US markets are set to open on a higher note ahead of consumer sentiment data.
Stocks are mixed, as investors weigh better-than-expected April retail sales against a report that the Fed has mapped out an exit strategy from its bond-buying program.
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Stocks are mixed, with the Nasdaq the lone index logging gains.
Carl Icahn and Southeastern make a rival offer, and they're not pulling any punches.
US markets seem set to finish this strong week on a higher note as the Japanese currency slumps to 4.5 year low.
Tech stocks are out of favor, and cheap as a result. But the sector should get a boost -- starting in the year's second half -- as corporations start spending their IT budgets.
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