Today is the
anniversary of Wall Street's most famous
, about its most dire day. That was then, this is now - how things
is, after all, the spice of life.) On this October 29, in stark
contrast to 1929′s date of infamy,
(INDEXSP:.INX) shares each reached historic peaks. Eighty-four
years ago people jumped out of windows; yesterday
) was inspired by
the man who fell to earth
, with the advertising giant advancing 0.75% on
upbeat analyst comments
(INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) hasn't fared quite as well as the other two
indices, with five straight increases "only" taking it to a 13-year
best. That still wasn't too shabby, considering how it was frozen
in time for much of Tuesday. Having exhausted its previous excuses
" got the blame this time. And it paid to be spic 'n span, with
), up 1.40%,
), a 2.60% gainer, and Tide maker
Procter & Gamble
), which rose 1.43%, all hitting lifetime highs.
Guys, you do really want to start cleaning up
This afternoon, the Federal Open Market Committee concludes its
two-day policy meeting. Hump Day of another busy quarterly earnings
week is here, with
(V) all due to release results.
(AEGR): FBR Capital begins the biotech with an Outperform opinion
and $105 price objective amid optimism over its Juxtapid launch.
Dick's Sporting Goods
(DKS): The stock, up 1.31% yesterday, is initiated with a Hold at
(ALKS) ($31 target price),
(BIIB) ($259), and
(FRX) ($48) are all assigned Market Performs at FBR Capital.
(ECL): UBS launches Buy-rated research on ECL.
(KORS): The fashion firm, about to be added to the S&P 500
Index, is a fresh Buy at Maxim.
(SKX): Brean Capital starts the sneaker stock at a Buy.
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