(^DJI) case of the Mondays now even extends to Tuesday, until
recently its most reliable money maker
. Blue chips fell for a fifth straight session, their longest
losing streak of 2013, and briefly broke below 15,000. Some stocks
did buck a bad tape. A
) up 1.59% as its sad sack 1.1 billion users provided redundant
misery loves company
. Not that there's anything wrong with that but, judging by the
bulging bank balance of Jerry Seinfeld
, surely it's far better to be happy. Or at least
, the CEO who saw his
) surge 13.24% on an otherwise desultory day.
Hubert's fellow Euro SchÃ¤uble proved to be a
sheep in Wolfgang's clothing apropos of Athens
. As for sheepskin clothes,
and all American boy Tom Brady enjoyed a 1.84% jump in
) 1.84%. (Although the
girly man is still out-earned by his wife
, one Brazilian apparently unaffected by recent action in
submerging markets.) An appropriate broker boost on
National Radio Day
) to the highest level in his history, and Nikola
), who knew a thing or two about Mr. Marconi's wireless, inspired a
3.23% increase in that unstoppable stock.
Today in economics, analysts expect an improvement in July existing
home sales at 10:00 a.m. Eastern. At 2:00 p.m. the Federal Open
Market Committee releases minutes to its July 30-31 policy meeting.
On the earnings front,
American Eagle Outfitters
Madison Square Garden
(TOL) are all due to release results.
(ISBC): Deutsche Bank has a Hold on ISBC.
(NAV): Susquehanna starts the stock at a Neutral.
(PCAR): The truck firm is a new Neutral at Susquehanna.
(SN): Canccord Genuity starts Buy-rated coverage on the oil and gas
(TRLA): JPMorgan assigns an Overweight on the online residential
real estate site.
(WCIC): Shares are a fresh Outperform at FBR Capital, whose price
target is $21 amid its attractive Florida exposure and relatively
low-cost land portfolio.
Stock Upgrades: Herbalife Ltd. Still Turning Bill
Ackman's Hair 50 Shades of Gray
Stock Downgrades: Chesapeake Energy Corporation Told to