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Back on Track? Dow Ends Week Down 76 Points as Washington Noise Snuffs Rally

A week that began with a rally saw stocks finish lower for a second week in a row.

The Biggest Loser: Foot Locker Plunges 28%

Foot Locker's nearly 30% drop made it the worst performer in the S&P 500 today. This is why.

The Hot Stock: Ross Stores Jumps 11%

Better-than-expected earnings and optimistic guidance made Ross Stores the best-performing stock in the S&P 500 today.

Tesaro: Losing Its Edge?

U.S. regulators expanded use of AstraZeneca's ovarian cancer drug Lynparza. What does that mean for rival Tesaro?

Eli Lilly: Can Sales Grow Without M&A?

Eli Lilly needs M&A, one analyst says. Here's why.

Why Deere is Tumbling

Deere's earnings just weren't good enough--and even earned it a downgrade.

Tenet Healthcare: This Should Be Bad News, Right?

Shares of Tenet Healthcare are rising today after Glenview Capital Management announced the departure of directors from the board.

Foot Locker: “Another Domino” In The Downfall Of Athletic Apparel?

Is Foot Locker's dismal earnings report a sign of bad days ahead for the athletic apparel and footwear space? This analyst says investors should avoid the stocks like polyester, and he doesn't blame Amazon.com.

Disney: The Kids Are Alright?

Disney's streaming service has the potential to be "second only to Amazon.com" in children's content, one team of analysts says.

U.S. Stocks: A Calmer Day…But Still A Down One

U.S. equity indices are down Friday, but nothing like the stunning losses delivered yesterday.

Ross Stores: Another Win For Off-Price Retailers

The off-price retailer defied skeptics by delivering estimate-beating second quarter financial results and raising its outlook.

Foot Locker: We Expected Bad…But Not This Bad

Shares of Foot Locker are in a free fall after the athletic apparel retailer's second quarter financial results dramatically missed the mark.

Morning Movers: Foot Locker Flops, Deere Drops, Estee Lauder Leaps

All the market-moving news you need to know this morning including earnings from Foot Locker, Estee Lauder and Deere.

The Biggest Loser: CenturyLink Sinks 7.2%

CenturyLink was the worst-performing stock in the S&P 500 today.

The Hot Stock: Tractor Supply Gains 2.7%

Tractor Supply was the best performing stock in the S&P 500 today.

Expiration Date: Dow Drops 270 Points Amid Washington Chaos, Spanish Terrorist Attack

Stocks are tumbling today amid worries that the Republican pro-growth agenda could be at risk, and a terrorist attack in Barcelona.

Allergan: A Pullback…And No Good Reason

Since delivering estimate-beating second quarter earnings on Aug. 3, Allergan's share price has fallen 10%. This analyst offers up a few reasons for the drop.

Transocean: Keep on Slipping, Keep on Slipping

Transocean is sliding for a third day following a big acquisition.

What's Up With Biogen?

It's a down day for biotech stocks, but Biogen is falling at a far faster clip than the broader sector. Here's why. 

Eli Lilly: Will A New Rival Hobble Its Top Growth Driver?

A rival diabetes drug bested Eli Lilly's top growth driver in a recent clinical trial. What does this mean for the U.S. pharmaceutical giant.

Foot Locker: Bad News is Good News?

Foot Locker reports earnings tomorrow morning. Is all the bad news already priced into the stock?

Hertz: There's No Such Thing as a One-Way Trade

Shares of Hertz have more than doubled from their low this year. One analyst argues that investors should just stay out of its way.

United Rentals: It Remains to Be Seen…

Shares of United Rentals are gaining today after it outbid H&E Equipment Services for Neff. One analyst calls the deal "somewhat positive," but has some concerns.

Target: 5 Reasons to Buy

Shares of Target have resisted today's market selloff after getting upgraded.

Molina Healthcare: Double The Upgrade, Double The Fun

Morgan Stanley issued a "double upgrade" on Molina Healthcare, lifting its rating from an Underweight to an Overweight in one fell swoop.

Frankly My Dear…: Dow Drops 90 Points as Washington Rifts Grow

Stocks are sliding today as concerns about the President's pro-growth agenda move to the fore.

4 Reasons To Avoid L Brands

Shares of L Brands are plunging today after the company cut its full-year profit forecast. Here's why this analyst sees more problems ahead.

Valeant: Hard to Ignore the Positive Developments?

Shares of Valeant are rising today after the company said it was close to solving problems at a manufacturing facility.

Why Wal-Mart is Sinking

Expectations for higher-guidance have helped sink Wal-Mart's shares today.

Morning Movers: Wal-Mart Drops on Earnings; L Brands Tumbles

All the market-moving news you need to know this morning including earnings from Wal-Mart, L Brands, Cisco Systems, and Alibaba.

Transocean: The Market Still Doesn't Like the Deal

One analyst calls Transocean's acquisition of Songa a "good deal, not great."

The Breakup: Dow Gains 30 Points as Trump Disbands Advisory Councils

President Donald J. Trump disbanded his manufacturing council today following a slew of CEO exits, but that hasn't kept stocks from edging higher today.

Wells Fargo: Change Investors Can Believe In?

Wells Fargo made changes to its board, but there may be more coming down the pike.

Target: Hope Floats?

Target's shares are gaining today after beating earnings and sales forecasts.

Foot Locker: Freak Out Friday?

Foot Locker is set to report earnings on Aug. 18. Would anyone be surprised by a bid move?

Divergent Beliefs: Dow Gains 25 Points as Fed Debates Inflation, CEOs Abandon Trump Councils

There was plenty of noise, but stocks went nowhere today.

The Biggest Loser: Hess Drops 3.5%

Lower oil prices made Hess the worst-performing stock in the S&P 500 today.

The Hot Stock: Freeport-McMoRan Jumps 5.7%

Surging metal prices lifted Freeport-McMoRan to the top of the S&P 500 today.

Tesla: Why One Analyst Still Says Sell

Tesla's shares have been flying this year, but this analyst remains unconvinced. He cites the "risk of delays and competitive challenges" for remaining Sell rated.

Chicago Bridge & Iron: A 'Small Miscalculation' Can Go a Long Way

Chicago Bridge & Iron is tumbling today after getting downgraded.

Urban Outfitters: Haven't We Seen This Movie Before?

Shares of Urban Outfitters are soaring today after reporting better-than-expected results. But has it come too far, too fast?

Home Depot: That's More Like It?

Home Depot's fell yesterday despite solid earnings. Today, they're bouncing after getting upgraded.

Biogen: Goldman Has Conviction!

Less than a month after upgrading Biogen to Buy, Goldman Sachs adds the stock to its Conviction List.

Dick's Sporting Goods: Too Late to Sell?

Dick's has been downgraded by seven firms since yesterday's close. One analyst, however, explains why he's sticking with his Outperform rating.

Morning Movers: Target Jumps on Earnings; Biogen Rallies

All the market-moving news you need to know this morning including earnings from Target, Urban Outfitters, and Agilent, and a new CEO for UnitedHealth.

Heading For a Fall? Dow Gains 5 Points as Rally Runs Out of Steam

Stocks went nowhere today. Some observers urge caution.

The Hot Stock: Wynn Resorts Jumps 6.4%

Wynn Resorts was the best-performing stock in the S&P 500 today after getting upgraded.

The Biggest Loser: Advance Auto Parts Plummets 20%

Weaker-than-expected earnings made Advance Auto Parts the worst-performing stock in the S&P 500 today.

Delta Air Lines: There's a Reason It's More Profitable Than Other Airlines

Operating out of capacity-constrained Atlanta could give Delta an advantage over its peers, one team of analysts says.