Hollywood finds itself, as ever, a step behind the times and
fighting the last war. On Friday, a
Assault on Wall Street
, telling the tale of an irate client who went postal on a big bank
during the financial crisis. This as 2008 increasingly seems like
ancient history to investors, who yesterday saw the
(^GSPC) surge to its fourth straight record close.
The index's single best performer on Tuesday was
), with the watchmaker jumping 9.01%. Lehman Brothers does indeed
look like a long time ago when it is now all about the Kartsotis
Brothers, the siblings who founded the firm. (
Who says Greeks can't make money
Elsewhere shareholders certainly couldn't "blame Canada," not with
) advancing 1.71% to the highest level in its history. Their
delicious donuts are apt to send you to the gym, which may be why
) plumed up 19.97% as the smart money flocked to its Bowflex brand
And on this, the
anniversary of Victory in Europe Day
- celebrating the end of a conflict that killed 60 million in
intercontinental butchery -
scientists showed that all Europeans are, in fact,
. You would never know it, judging by the endless issues over its
A quiet week for economic releases rolls on, with no top-tier data
due. In earnings action,
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters
(WEN) are all expected to report results.
(BCEI): Northland Securities starts the stock at Outperform.
(PLCE): Shares are a new Neutral at Piper Jaffray.
(ETN): The electronics outfit is assigned an Outperform by Sanford
): The low cost carrier, up 29.91% in the past 12 months having hit
an historic high on Tuesday, is initiated with a Buy at Buckingham.
(TRV): Raymond James resumes the insurance outfit, a key
(^DJI) component, at Outperform.
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