U.S. stocks are on track in midday trading Friday for its best August performance in more than a decade.
In Friday's Analysts' Actions, Dollar General gets a $13 price target increase, Duetsche Bank ups its price target for Signet Jewelers' and software maker Splunk also gets a boost.
Wall Street opened higher on the last day of the week before heading into the Labor Day holiday, on low volume.
Stocks ended the trading day Thursday pulling back from record highs on the conflict in Ukraine worsening despite positive economic data.
Moody's latest report on not-for-profit hospitals found revenue growth hit an all-time low for fiscal 2013.
U.S. Markets are took a hit in midday trading Thursday on worries about the fighting between Ukraine and Russia intensifying.
In Thursday's Analysts' Actions, Tiffany gets a price target increase, Morgan Stanley feels confident about Xerox and Wedbush initiates two supermarkets.
U.S. markets started the trading day lower Thursday on worries overseas after Ukraine's president said Russian forces invaded their territory.
Major U.S. markets closed Wednesday's trading flat in record terrain on light volume.
U.S. stocks are wavering at record levels Wednesday. The volume is low for this full trading week before the Labor Day holiday.