BALTIMORE ( Stockpickr) -- Stock futures are pointing toward a higher open on Monday, thanks in large part to a rally in the Euro as the debt debacle in Greece comes closer to a resolution. That news has investors relieved, largely because of the implications for the other "PIIGS" countries. with EU members coming closer to intervening on Greece's behalf, the risks of a more-widespread debt crisis are significantly lower.
One of last week's best Rocket plays was Walgreen ( WAG), which made us 6.54% in the past five trading days. Walgreen may have a superior market position in the drug store business, but it was the industry's macroeconomic tailwinds at the hands of Capitol Hill's new health care legislation that made it a smart play. So it stands to reason that we should turn to another pharmacy giant this week to take advantage of the trend.
A big week is shaping up for the company that brought us the iPod. With Apple ( AAPL) readying its brand new iPad device for a launch on April 3, you can bet that the Cupertino, Calif,-based technology giant will be seeing a slew of analyst and media attention.
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Baltimore-based investment management firm T. Rowe Price Group ( TROW) hit a major milestone this week after being named by Lipper as the best overall fund group available to investors today. That pronouncement comes after T. Rowe managed to grow its assets under management considerable in 2009 and 2010 and as increasingly cautious investors look to take advantage of the firm's reputation as a conservative money manager.