Shares surged yet again in the sort of session only Occupy Wall
celebrating their second anniversary
, could complain about. (Then again, for the organization to
protest making money really
would be a bit rich
(INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) hit a new 13-year high, paced by a 25.11% gain
) because, well, Anjelica
Huston, we have a problem
With all eyes on the imminent end of the good ship QE,
Royal Caribbean Cruises
) rose for a remarkable - and record-breaking - 13th successive
session. This as
Costa Concordia emerged at last from its watery
. In analyst action,
fame, jumped 6.32% on a
) was at sixes and sevens after a
Today the Federal Open Market Committee concludes its two-day
policy setting meeting in Washington, DC, with an interest rate
announcement expected at 2:00 p.m. Eastern. Ben Bernanke is due to
host a press conference at 2:30 p.m. In corporate earnings action,
(ORCL) are all slated to release results.
(AYI): UBS lowers the lighting name to Neutral from Buy.
(CAT): The company, a key
(INDEXDJX:.DJI) component, is reduced to Neutral from Buy at Robert
W. Baird. Issues in both mining and earth moving equipment are
likely to be an overhang, the bank believes.
: Barclays cuts
(CLX) to Underweight from Equal Weight and inflicts an Equal
Weight-from-Overweight rating reduction on
Procter & Gamble
(PG), the Dow member whose ubiquitous brands include Charmin,
Gillette, and Luvs. P&G's shares are treading water until the
company produces a quicker growth rate.
(RDEN): B. Riley & Co cuts the cosmetics company to Neutral
(EXC): RBC Capital Markets moves the nuclear power play to Sector
Perform from Outperform.
(INTU): The TurboTax owner is taken to Underweight from
Equal-Weight at Morgan Stanley.
James River Coal
(JRCC): The commodity company gets moved to Underweight from Hold
by BB&T Capital Markets.
(JOY): Robert W. Baird gives JOY a Neutral-from-Buy downgrade,
trimming its target price by $2 to $55 amid ongoing uncertainty in
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