Saturday may have lost much of its must-read status at
legendary wordsmith Alan Abelson's recent
, but its sister publication clearly still packs a weekend punch.
(^DJI) dropped 48 hours after a
front page article in the
Wall Street Journal
suggested that the end is finally nigh for the Fed's long-running
Obama met with his British counterpart
at the White House three years after the
) oil spill sent the storied "special relationship" between the two
up in smoke
. (To mark the occasion,
British American Tobacco
(BTI) bucked a down day to hit the highest level in its history.)
(FWM) also gained in a bad tape following several
. Its fresh produce is certainly more reliable than any offerings
Rotten Tomatoes, whose god-awful
reviews spectacularly failed to foresee
its boffo box office business. Daisy Buchanan wasn't alone in
coming up roses
for Mother's Day weekend, with
(FLWS) surging 4.96% to a fresh best.
Today's quarterly earnings announcements are expected to include
(ADES): The stock is launched with a Buy at Lake Street Capital,
whose price objective is $38.
(HAWK): BMO Capital has a Market Perform on HAWK but Piper Jaffray
(Overweight) and Wells Fargo (Outperform) are more upbeat.
(NILE): NILE is a new Equal Weight at Stephens.
(KMX): Shares are inching up ahead of the open on a new Buy
recommendation at Nomura.
(DBD): The maker of Automated Teller Machines is a new Neutral at
(FOSL): FOSL is a fresh Equal Weight at Stephens.
(LXK): Goldman Sachs starts the stock at a Sell.
Media & Entertainment
: BMO Capital assigns Market Performs on
) but is more bullish on Outperform rated Mouse House
(MNST): Shares are initiated with an Overweight at Morgan Stanley.
Stock Upgrades: Royal Bank of Canada Stock Heads
Stock Downgrades: Wal-Mart Hits Brick Wall