- Output expanded in April, but at a slower pace than in the previous month.
- Job creation hit a five-month high.
- There was a sharp rise in average cost burdens.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average ends an eight-session losing streak with a triple-digit gain, clawing back from some of the heavy losses seen over the past week.
Stocks add to session highs on Tuesday as gains in the financials and energy sectors boost markets.
Stocks break higher by late morning Tuesday after struggling for direction for much of the earlier session.
Here are Thursday's top research calls, including new coverage of Alibaba, a downgrade for Dollar General and upgrades for FireEye and Kroger.