Stocks closed higher Friday, rebounding from their biggest drop in nearly a month, as worries over Cyprus diminished and following a batch of upbeat earnings reports.
Stock index futures were higher Friday as investors adopted a wait-and-see approach in response to the growing uncertainty in Europe over a Cyprus bailout.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Darden Restaurants' third-quarter net income dropped 18 percent, as it dealt with soft sales at Red Lobster.
The Fed could add fuel to the market rally in the week ahead, keeping the Dow on track for its best first quarter since 1998.
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Patients allergic to gluten used to be the only ones to avoid it. But the gluten backlash is growing and so is the market for gluten-free products.
McDonald's February sales fell 1.5 percent amid stiff competition for customers who are spending more cautiously due to weak economic growth and higher taxes.
Wendy's and Darden received downgrades today. Stephen Anderson, restaurant analyst at Miller Tabak & Co., weighs in.
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Stocks finished near session highs Friday, lifted by upbeat economic data from Europe and after comments from St. Louis Fed President James Bullard that the central bank's aggressive easy money policy will stay for a "long time."
Larry Miller, analyst at RBC Capital, discusses Darden Restaurants' concerns about consumer spending.
A slower period for the economy may be a serious headwind for stocks.