Stocks are mixed this morning as lots of retailers are posting their monthly sales updates. Let's take a look at who's seeing a pop in the early going, as well as other stocks/sectors to be watching in this morning's session.

Retail Winners

Aeropostale

(ARO)

,

Buckle

(BKE) - Get Report

and

Kohl's

(KSS) - Get Report

are looking positive so far.

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Retail Losers

Abercrombie & Fitch

(ANF) - Get Report

,

Target

(TGT) - Get Report

,

JCPenney

(JCP) - Get Report

and

Gap Stores

(GPS) - Get Report

are seeing some red.

Earnings Stories

SAIC Inc.

(SAI)

,

Vail Resorts

(MTN) - Get Report

and

Teekay Corporation

(TK) - Get Report

are seeing some early gains.

Ciena

(CIEN) - Get Report

is lower.

Upgrades to Watch

Google

(GOOG) - Get Report

,

Adobe

(ADBE) - Get Report

,

Bucyrus International

( BUCY),

JoyGlobal

( JOYG) and

Broadcom

(BRCM)

,

Goldman Sachs

(GS) - Get Report

,

Chipotle Mexican Grill

(CMG) - Get Report

and

Coach

(COH)

are all getting their ratings bumped up today.

China Plays

Baidu

(BIDU) - Get Report

,

Netease.com

(NTES) - Get Report

and

Shanda Interactive

( SNDA) have all been on a roll and should be monitored closely. I would be cautious chasing too aggressively at this point. A pullback would offer a better opportunity to get long.

Gold-Mining Stocks

Agnico-Eagle Mines

(AEM) - Get Report

and

Randgold Resources

(GOLD) - Get Report

broke down a bit yesterday, but let's see how they trade as

Gold

(GLD) - Get Report

looks to be trading higher.

High-Beta Stocks Watch

Sears Holding

(SHLD)

,

Blackrock

(BLK) - Get Report

and

Intuitive Surgical

(ISRG) - Get Report

have been acting the best recently.

CME Group

(CME) - Get Report

and

Potash

(POT)

have pulled back the last couple of days.

Financials

Wells Fargo

(WFC) - Get Report

,

MasterCard

(MA) - Get Report

and

JP Morgan Chase

(JPM) - Get Report

are in a bit of a slump this week. Let's also watch

Bank of America

(BAC) - Get Report

which many analysts have been supporting since the big stock offering the company did last week.

Transports

Not a good day yesterday for companies like

FedEx

(FDX) - Get Report

and

Union Pacific

(UNP) - Get Report

. Market needs to see this sector hold up for gains to continue.

Other Themes to Watch

Gold and

Oil

(USO) - Get Report

appear to be rebounding in the early going.

Treasuries

(TLT) - Get Report

are resuming the downtrend once again. Let's see if Tuesday's $90.28 low can hold.

UltraShort Oil & Gas ProShares

(DUG) - Get Report

is pulling back this morning after a big day yesterday. Keep your eye on this to possibly rebound today.

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At the time of publication, the author had no positions in stocks mentioned, although positions may change at any time.

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