- Retail Sales: up 0.25% in September
- Consumer Price Index: up 1.5% YoY in September
- New Residential Construction: 913,000 housing starts annualized in September
- Durable Goods Orders: $68.6 billion in September
- GDP: up 1.7% in Q3 2013
Both firms snapped up a wide variety of stocks in the second quarter, according to their filings to the SEC.
It's apparently not all doom and gloom in the private-equity realm of stock picking these days.
Private equity firms are cutting their stakes in some companies amid perceived overvaluations in the market.