Mick Jagger - no dummy about financial matters, having attended
the London School of Economics - was on to something when he
waxed lyrical about Ruby Tuesday
. It has been the single best day of the year in stocks and proved
so again, helping to turn the market around impressively after
Monday's steep tumble.
which makes nails
, surged 7.17% to top the
which removes rust from nails
, climbed 5.69% to top the
(DECK) jumped 3.4%, it being one of the stocks that Scott London of
KPMG allegedly insider traded. A
photo of him pocketing $5,000
has gone viral, and shows a True Value store over his shoulder. The
Pat Summerall, a spokesman for the hardware
, will be watching him like a hawk.
Today in economics, the Fed releases its beige book detailing
regional economic conditions in a dozen districts at 2:00 p.m.
Eastern. On the earnings front, Hump Day of a peak reporting week
sees announcements out of
Bank of America
) HSBC Securities slashes the staffing solutions stock to Neutral
): The German chemical giant is now Neutral from Buy at Nomura.
): BNP Paribas reduces its rating to Neutral from Buy.
(DWA): Two views on the movie studio, upgraded yesterday but this
morning moved to Negative from Neutral at Susquehanna.
(ESS): Raymond James reduces its recommendation on the residential
Real Estate Investment Trust to Outperform from Strong Buy.
: Macquarie gives Neutral-from-Outperform cuts to both
), a key
(^DJI) component, and competitor
Intercontinental Hotels Group
(IHG): The accommodation outfit is taken to Equal Weight from
Overweight by Barclays.
(ITC): Deutsche Bank downgrades the firm to Hold from Buy.
(MTB): Keefe Bruyette cuts the company to Market Perform from
(MERC): MERC is moved to Hold from Buy at TD Securities.
Penn National Gaming
(PENN): Susquehanna slashes the stock to Neutral from Positive.
(POM): Shares are now Underperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse.
(GWW): Yesterday's top
(^GSPC) stock is today taken to Neutral from Buy at Longbow.
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