Swiss cheese took one look at the Mouse House and sent the
(^DJI) up again, with a
out of Zurich's own
) propelling that stock 1.83% higher to an historic best. Meanwhile
(^GSPC) reached a fresh peak and
(^IXIC) reached levels last seen in November 2000. (Back then
peak oil production was all the rage
; who'd have thunk that a dozen years on we'd
have the opposite "problem"
In another miraculous and unforeseen development, the
US is paying down debt
), up 3.10% on the day,
ventures in the opposite direction
Today in economics, analysts anticipate increases in both April's
Chicago Purchasing Managers' Index at 9:45 a.m. Eastern and this
month's Conference Board consumer sentiment survey at 10:00 a.m. In
Washington DC, the Federal Open Market Committee starts its two-day
policy setting session. On the corporate front, earnings are
expected out of
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Buffalo Wild Wings
): The stock is lower today after iffy earnings and a downgrade to
Hold from Buy at KeyBanc Capital Markets, which notes supply growth
(CSE): CSE is cut to Perform from Outperform at FBR Capital, whose
target is $9.50.
Five Star Quality Care
(FVE): Shares are downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank. The
stock slumped 16.75% yesterday.
(GWAY): GWAY gets downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at
New Mountain Finance
(NMFC): Shares are now Market Perform from Outperform at Wells
(PCL): The company is taken to Underperform from Perform at DA
Davidson based due to valuation.
(PHM): Shares are now Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan.
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