Shares were solidly in the pink until a salmon-colored
publication sent equities swimming upstream late on Monday. A
report from the
that the Fed is "close to tapering down" its bond buying binge
caused the afternoon angst, although
(^DJI) still posted a triple-digit increase.
Danish Lego builders may be
, but here in America, homebuilders are all smiles. A survey of
industry sentiment hit a seven-year best, helping to boost bourses.
Private jet maker
) jumped 4.43%, with
even Buddhist monks
now apparently in the habit of freely flying footloose and fancy.
Someone should tell them you can't take it with you, although with
funeral home operator
) falling 1.95%, maybe Monday wasn't the day. (Truth be told, the
cemetery sector has had better times
And from pushing up the daisies to (Charlie) Rose - President Obama
indicated to the talk show host that
Ben Bernanke may soon be job hunting
. If so, let's hope he is long
) going into today's Federal Open Market Committee meeting. On the
FactSet Research Systems
(LZB) are all due to report results.
American Residential Properties Inc
(ARPI): Raymond James resumes the stock at Outperform.
(FIO): Impressed with the company's steadily more productive forays
into traditional data centers, Needham has a fresh Buy on FIO. Its
target price is $20. Shares are, accordingly, up about 2% so far
(INSM): UBS assigns a Buy on INSM.
Intuitive Surgical, Inc.
(ISRG): The stock is established at Outperform with Wedbush.
): Pacific Crest picks up the professional networking stock, up
74.09% over the past year, at an Outperform.
Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
(MNTA): Shares are begun with a Buy and $17 price objective at
WallachBeth amid Enoxaparin approval.
Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc
(Q): Goldman Sachs has a new Neutral on the biopharmaceutical name
but Buy-rated Deutsche Bank is more upbeat. Shares are adding on
more than 1% as I write.
(GASS): GASS gets rated a new Outperform with Wells Fargo.
T-Mobile US INC
(TMUS): Canaccord Genuity has a Hold and $22 target on the stock.
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