When even the
land of the matador waves the white flag
in its attempts to stop the bull, it is obvious that Wall Street's
animal spirits will not be stopped. The
(^DJI) 0.97% increase, good enough for a new record, was left in
the shade by Athens, whose market rose by the most in all of
National Bank of Greece
) alone surged some 48% - not bad considering the country only
worked for three days last week.)
The Great Gatsby
reintroduced the phase "old sport"
into the lexicon, and
) lost ground as its
septuagenarian soccer coach said he would finally
. Elsewhere, utilities tumbled 2.7% amid all the ebullience,
posting the poorest performance of all industry groups. This as the
sector suffered an uncomfortable reminder of its
Today in economics, analysts expect March business inventories to
tick up from February's pace at 10:00 a.m. Eastern. On the earnings
China Yuchai International
Take Two Interactive
(TTWO) are all due to release results.
EPL Oil & Gas
(EPL): Shares are begun with a Buy at KeyBanc Capital.
): Bank of America-Merrill Lynch launches Neutral rated research on
the recent grocery initial public offering, but BB&T Capital
(Buy), Credit Suisse (Outperform), and Guggenheim (Buy) are more
Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure
(HASI): The clean energy REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) is
assigned an Outperform at Robert W. Baird.
(PH): The industrial equipment firm is a fresh Buy at Bank of
(LOV): William Blair starts the owner of JDate and
ChristianMingle.com at an Outperform.
T. Rowe Price
(TROW): UBS has a new Neutral on the financial firm, assigning it a
price objective of $77.
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