(INDEXSP:.INX) endured its worst day in more than two months as the
world finally opened its eyes to the
tyrant who trained in ophthalmology
. (Oddly enough, TheraTears owner
) surged 9.61% to hit an all-time high amid the bloodbath after
) - itself up 22.10% - with the aim of creating an eye care
products powerhouse.) One hopes Assad owns neither but, as an
avid Instagram user
, was instead long its owner, as
) fell fully 4.11%. Precious little worked in equities yesterday.
) tumbling 1.04%, nor
, since cemetery stock
) slumped 2.35%. Nor indeed Hugh Grant, whose
(MON) ended down even after
scoring a broker boost
. Still, the CEO should keep plugging away. As his namesake can now
persistence always pays off in the end
Today in economics, analysts expect an increase in July pending
home sales at 10:00 a.m. Eastern. In earnings action,
(ZLC) are all due to release results.
(OTCMKTS:AKZOY): The paints and coatings company is tumbling about
2% in today's European trading after being taken to Underweight
from Neutral at HSBC Securities.
Douglas Dynamics Inc
(PLOW): Credit Suisse cuts the auto parts outfit to Underperform
(DSW): Designer Shoe Warehouse is slashed to Sell from Hold by
Brean Capital, whose price objective is $72. Yesterday's 7.91%
surge, taking shares to an historic high even as the overall market
imploded, left the equity "expensive, especially when compared to
players within its peer group," the analyst wrote in a note.
Taser International, Inc.
Don't Tase Me Bro!
," indeed. The stun gun maker, on a stellar recent run, is moved to
Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan this morning due to valuation
Tiffany & Co.
) Citigroup (Neutral from Buy) and CrÃ©dit Agricole (Underperform
from Outperform) each inflict aprÃ¨s-earnings cuts on the bling
(SRCL) The waste management firm gets downgraded to Neutral from
Outperform with Wedbush.
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