Stock futures are mixed after the European Union reported an end to its longest recession and Deere & Company. posted strong earnings.
Macy's reported lower-than-expected sales and profit, citing consumers' limited willingness to spend on non-essentials, leading the department store chain to reduce prices on items.
Carl Icahn has picked Apple as his next target. The activist investor has gone to market and according to the Wall Street Journal grabbed-up $1.5-billion in the company stock. The news has sent Apple shares soaring. This
Erin Gibbs, Equity Chief Investment Officer at S&P's Investment Advisory Services, sees stocks heading higher, even with a cautionary assessment of the US economy.