) plaintively pleaded, "B
rother, can you spare a dime?
" but, inspired by
Jane Austen's example
, stocks preferred to lend us a tenner, making abundant cents and
sensibility in returning to their winning ways. Mark Zuckerberg did
much to redeem the reputation of dorm room dropouts from the
aforementioned Mr. Dell. His
) jumped 29.61% as the smart money flocked to a stock whose
principal product continues to
encourage incomparable stupidity
. While the
Willow Road resident
weeped tears of joy, the crocodile variety were in evidence at
), which cratered 20.20%.
"And this is good old Boston, The home of the bean and the cod,
Where the Lowells talk only to Cabots, And the Cabots talk only to
God." So goes a witty ditty about Beantown's Brahmins. It's not bad
investment advice, either, what with
) surging some 12.70% and
) advancing 6.76% to an all-time high.
Today in economics, the University of Michigan's final figure for
July consumer confidence arrives at 9:55 a.m. Eastern. On the
earnings front, peak week of Q2 reporting season concludes with
quarterly announcements expected out of
British Sky Broadcasting
Stanley Black & Decker
Cardiovascular Systems Inc
(CSII): Shares are covered with a Buy at Wunderlich, whose target
price is $24. The medical company has submitted its peripheral
artery disease (PAD) application to the Food and Drug
Administration, and regulatory approval accompanied by a domestic
product launch is anticipated in the first quarter of 2014.
(DLPH): The automotive outfit is assigned an Outperform with Wells
(GDP): GDP gets begun with a Buy at Canaccord Genuity.
Stock Upgrades: Tesla Motors Inc Hits Top Gear
Stock Downgrades: Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. Needs a