Was Pottery Barn owner
) warning us against acting too soon on Syria when it
released results prematurely
? After all, it is based in the historically hippie heartland of
San Francisco, and yesterday we appeared to push back D-Day for
Damascus amid a dawning realization that "
You Break It, You Own It
." While John Kerry's dogs of war were temporarily muzzled, stun
) - which became the
mother of all memes
at an 2007 event he attended - fell 5.91% on a
. With conflict in the air, the top
(INDEXDJX:.DJI) stock was appropriately enough
), founded in 1939 at the tail end of Auden's "
low, dishonest decade
." That dark time was the price we paid for the nonstop holiday
from history of the Roaring Twenties.
), which dates to 1924, is evidently still partying Great Gatsby
style after surging 29.80%.
In today's corporate earnings action,
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
(OTCMKTS:WPPGF) are all due to release results.
(ABB) The European industrial equipment outfit is trading lower
today after being taken to Underweight from Neutral at HSBC
(OTCMKTS:ASAZY): HSBC Securities lowers the Swedish supplier of
locks and door frames to Neutral from Overweight.
AutoNavi Holdings Ltd
(AMAP): The Beijing-based application software stock is moved down
substantially, to Underperform from Outperform, at Macquarie
(ELN): Shares in the drug stock, no longer trading on fundamentals
after agreeing to be bought, get downgraded to Hold from Buy at
Berenberg. Its amended price objective is $15.20.
(OTCMKTS:IBDRY): Bank of America-Merrill Lynch lowers the Spanish
energy company to Neutral from Buy.
publisher is showing weakness this morning after getting slashed to
Sell from Neutral at Deutsche Bank.
The Fresh Market Inc
(TFM): UBS inflicts a Neutral-from-Buy ratings reduction on the
grocery giant, whose stock is currently slumping about 6% after
reporting Q2 results.
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