Not even an erroneous Associated Press tweet of bombs at the
White House could derail the
(^DJI), which rose for its 15th straight Tuesday, an event that
last occurred in 1927 when
swept all before them for the Bronx Bombers. Bronx born Lloyd
), fresh from
cashing his $21 million blank check
, preached the
necessity of austerity
confab of billionaires at Yankee Stadium
) Shamu, who saw his stock skyrocket in an IPO last week, was
yesterday joined by the burping seals of
), which gained 2.13% to the highest level in its history.
(NFLX), up 24.44% to top the entire
(^GSPC) similarly loves swimming upstream. (
March of the Penguins
is already proving especially popular on its website today, with
(AAPL) having just seen its price target cut by analysts at BMO
Hump Day of peak earnings week is upon us with
Procter & Gamble
(ZNGA) among a multitude of companies releasing results.
(AMGN): The world's biggest biotech is now Neutral from Overweight
at Piper Jaffray, which says its valuation is stretched after a
recent run to record highs.
): Shares are moved to Market Perform from Outperform by BMO
Capital Markets following Tuesday's release of its fiscal Q2
results. The troubled stock, initially up after announcing
earnings, is now tumbling 3.24% in today's pre-market trading as I
Associated British Foods
): We already knew that the French don't think much of English
cuisine, and today SociÃ©tÃ© GÃ©nÃ©rale slashes the stock to Sell
(T): The telecom titan, a key
(^DJI) component, is cut to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup after its
earnings announcement. Tablet users, an increasingly important
customer base, tend to pay lower fees than cell phone subscribers.
(DV): Deutsche Bank downgrades the education outfit to Hold from
(DHX): DHX gets downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform by
Discover Financial Services
(DFS): With late payments having fallen to a record low, Jefferies
cuts the credit card company to Hold from Buy.
(EW): The stock is lowered to Neutral from Buy at Lazard Capital.
(FFIC): FBR Capital takes the firm to Market Perform from
Outperform and trims its price target to $17 from $18.50 amid
increasing loan pricing pressure.
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold
(FCX): Amid copper price softness, Argus cuts the commodity company
to Hold from Buy.
(IRWD): Morgan Stanley moves IRWD to Equal-Weight from Overweight.
(THRX): Shares are now Market Perform from Outperform by Sanford
(VTR): The health care Real Estate Investment Trust is taken to
Hold from Buy at Jefferies.
(VOCS): FBR Capital cuts the company to Market Perform from
Outperform at FBR Capital, halving its target price to $12 in the
process. Legacy business weakness remains a real concern, the
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