Wall Street, which began Veterans Day with a moment of silence,
ended up making money talk most eloquently. US markets rose, with
(INDEXDJX:.DJI) stocks hitting fresh records. Contrarians will,
however, view a front page
Wall Street Journal
article about the
return of the retail investor
as the kiss of death, for that legendarily late-to-the-party cohort
typically fights the last war. (Certainly, this bull run has done
nothing for the newspaper itself, which just
lost its crown to
and whose parent
) just reported a 2.8% tumble in first-quarter revenue.)
are the stuff of history, gained 2.31% even as its
. Nowadays of course we tend to get much of our news from
), where an ex-
"to all my haters im taking the next hour and a half off twitter
will be at the gym stop by and say hello i might even hit u with a
barbell." (Gym giant
), mourning both the death of civility and the recent
passing of a bodybuilding pioneer
, promptly tumbled 2.23%, even as last week's much-touted
micro-blogging IPO rose 3.00%.)
CEO's house was once set ablaze
, advanced 0.70% after selling its diagnostics unit, and
), for whom the
third fire was apparently the charm
, snapped a recent slump to jump 4.89%. And just in time for
today's conclusion of China's Communist Party meeting, the owner of
) Building - which
lit it up for murderous Chairman Mao
even as it denied a similar honor to Mother Teresa - was
picked up by two equity analysts
There isn't any top-tier economic data due today to move US
markets. In terms of specific stocks,
Babcock & Wilcox
(WX) are all due to release results.
(ATML): Oppenheimer assigns an Outperform investment opinion, and
$10 price objective, on ATML.
Container Store Group Inc
(TCS): The Container Store, a stellar recent initial public
offering, is today begun with a Buy at Stifel. Texas-based The
Container Store has been horrifying hoarders since 1978.
(QCOM): Qualcomm is a new Buy at Jefferies. Over the past 12
months, stock in chipmaker Qualcomm is up 9.74%, substantially
underperforming the broader
(THC): JPMorgan resumes the hospital operator at Overweight. Its
target price is $50.
(TRS): Shares are begun with a Buy at Deutsche Bank.
(TWTR): Last week's hot IPO, Twitter is today assigned new Neutrals
by both Susquehanna and Robert W. Baird. The latter has a $48
objective on Twitter, and advises investors wait for a more
attractive entry point before purchasing.
(VECO): Canaccord covers the tech company at a Sell.
(VJET): The German 3D printer firm is picked up with a Neutral at
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