Stocks manage to withstand a disappointment from the biggest name in technology on the strength of some other encouraging earnings reports.
McDonald's, Starbucks and defense industry mainstays report earnings. December home sales likely move homebuilders. Chipotle shakes off weak pre-announcement.
JetBlue is downgraded to 'hold,' and Molson Coors is initiated with a 'neutral.'
It's not as scary as many would have you believe -- and anything that results in movement is an opportunity in some way.
Here are some sectors and stocks that could benefit depending on who wins the White House.
Here's what to expect from each company.
Dow Chemical is downgraded to 'neutral,' and eBay is initiated with a 'buy.'
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