In Greenwich Connecticut, that hedge fund Heaven,
police are advising residents to beware a postal
. Unfortunately, Wall Street's check was similarly lost in the mail
last week, with the
S&P 500 Index
(INDEXSP:.INX) snapping its best winning run in almost a decade.
(INDEXDJX:.DJI) also dropped on fears that the Fed's bond buying
binge is about to end. Some stocks did end in the green amid an
otherwise tough tape for US markets. Elon Musk, proud son of
Pretoria, oversaw a 7.92% surge in
), making money talk even as the
NYSE impeccably observed a moment of silence
for his dearly departed countryman.
) jumped 178.38% after announcing it will soon be profitable.
) - or should that be Amazon.org? - should be so lucky, even as its
public relations machine drones inexorably on. Poultry processor
) gained 6.72%, and no one could call the residents of Ukraine Kiev
chickens. Braving tear gas to show the world how desperate they are
the European Union, its revolutionaries
anniversary of Lennon
Last week's torrid pace of economic announcements cools off
considerably, with no top-tier data due this morning. In terms of
other events that may move US markets and impact specific stocks,
(MTN) each release results on Monday.
(ALK): Alaska Air sees its stock slashed to Sell from Hold by
(OTCMKTS:DANOY): Stock in French firm Danone, famous for its
yogurts, gets downgraded to Underperform from Neutral by BNP
(DF): Dean's List? Dunce's cap is more like it for America's
largest dairy producer, currently crying over spilled milk after
being taken to Equal-Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley. The
stock, which has tumbled about 20% in the past four months, is
currently losing more ground this morning as a result of the
(EZPW): Shares are now Neutral from Buy at Sterne Agee, which takes
its price target to $12 from $15.50.
(GIVN): The stock, surging some 25.21% as we speak, is nonetheless
now Hold from Buy at Cantor Fitzgerald.
(HME): BMO Capital cuts the company to Underperform from Market
(NBL): NBL is now Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
Ply Gem Holdings
(PGEM): Goldman Sachs slashes the stock to Neutral from Buy.
(STCK): Shares get downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup.
Stock Upgrades: Time to Drink the Kool-Aid on
New Stock Coverage: American Airlines Moves From
Hamm Actor to Hollywood Ending