Capitalism did admittedly endure an awful month, with
(INDEXDJX:.DJI) dropping 4.4% in August, but for all the flaws of
the free enterprise system, 64-year-old swimmers still journey
shark-infested waters from Cuba to Florida
, and not the other way around. While Diana Nyad mercifully avoided
sleeping with the fishes, mattress maker
) jumped 6.74% last week even as
) slumped 3.4% as it
endured more torment under the spreadsheets
. (What was under the pillow proved far more lucrative, with
the Tooth Fairy
proving impressively immune to current deflationary pressures.)
With skeleton crews staffing Wall Street ahead of the holiday
) rode a
to take its 12-month advance to 58.64%. This as a Motown man, in an
apt commentary on the current dire state of Detroit,
stole his father's corpse in an attempt to
resurrect the 93-year-old man
. The culprit's last name was Bright, but a simultaneous
new study proved penury adversely affects
Today in economics, analysts expect August's Institute for Supply
Management manufacturing index to soften from the prior month's
pace at 10:00 a.m. Eastern. On the corporate front,
) is due to report quarterly results.
): JMP Securities starts the stock at Outperform.
(NVO) is a new Market Perform at Sanford Bernstein, which starts
(SHPG) at Outperform.
Fox Factory Holding
(FOXF): Shares are a new Outperform at Robert W. Baird, whose
target price is $23. Expansion into new markets offers promise, the
: Jefferies has holds on both
(OTCMKTS:SCGLY) and begins Buy-rated coverage on
(ING): The European financial firm, a longtime sponsor of the New
York marathon, is a fresh Buy at UBS.
(XON): Mizuho begins the biotech with a Buy rating and $30 price
objective. Catalysts include an impressive management team and
opportunities in the genomic and cellular engineering arenas.
Mead Johnson Nutrition
(MJN): The infant formula maker is picked up with a Market Perform
at First Global.
NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.
(NDAQ): The exchange operator, which endured an
, is today started with an upbeat Outperform at BMO Capital.
QEP Midstream Partners
(QEPM): Deutsche Bank launches the limited partnership at a Buy.
Stock Building Supply Holdings
(STCK): Robert W. Baird has a new Neutral on the building materials
World Point Terminals
(WPT): The company is covered with an Outperform at Credit Suisse.
(YUME): The advertising agency is assigned a Buy at Deutsche Bank.
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