current ocular obsession is awfully odd
, continued to give investors everywhere the evil eye. Ongoing
concerns about the
(INDEXNIKKEI:NI225), which dropped another 1.5% and is now down for
four straight weeks, are clearly contagious and helped send the
(^DJI) down 1.17%.
In a notably sleepy week for economic data, investors didn't dose
if they owned either
) - which finished Friday at the highest level in its history - or
Green Mountain Coffee
), which jumped 3.0% even as many other stocks imploded. (How one
snoozing German banker
could do with a jolt of java.)
Moving from coffee to the "Three Ts," a G-8 summit focusing on
"Trade, Tax, &
" begins today in Belfast. Wall Street normally loves the latter
quality, but little good it did
). Its shares slumped 18.8% on news the CEO was leaving after a
And fresh fruit outfit
) surged 29.66%. The Fed, whose increasingly muddled taper talk
seems straight out of the song "
Yes, We Have No Bananas
," can take heart.
): Shares are begun with a Buy rating and $6.50 price objective
with WallachBeth, which says the firm's latest laser systems will
continue to gain favor with dental professionals.
Blackstone Mortgage Trust Inc
(BXMT): JPMorgan picks up the property management outfit at
(ECOM): The stock is a new Buy at Needham, whose target price is
$22. Sales capacity has increased three times in recent years, the
broker notes approvingly.
Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc
(SGYP): Citigroup starts Buy-rated coverage on SGYP.
Tesla Motors Inc
(TSLA): The electric car outfit, up 235.34% in the past year, gets
assigned an Overweight at Global Equities.
T MOBILE US INC
(TMUS): Shares are begun with a Neutral and $22 price target at
Robert W. Baird, which expects ARPU (Average Revenue Per User) to
come under pressure.
Texas Roadhouse Inc
(TXRH): Bank of America-Merrill Lynch launches coverage at a Buy.
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Space Storage, Inc.
Stock Downgrades: Red Hat Inc Goes Cap in Hand