If it's any consolation for those
Syrian camels currently cowering in the desert
, Hump Day did see the
(INDEXDJX:.DJI) score its first increase of the week. With D-Day
for Damascus apparently
still up in the air
Vestas Wind Systems
(OTCMKTS:VWDRY) - based in indecisive old Hamlet's home country of
Denmark - surged some 5.11%. That was an especially nice touch, as
Bob Dylan's civil rights anthem "Blowin' in the Wind" was released
in August 1963, a
month that was much on our minds
yesterday. Not all enjoyed the rising tide, with Gillette owner
Procter & Gamble
) plunging 1.44% to lead blue chip laggards. Caught between
unshaven Brooklyn hipsters
un-hip hirsute dudes down south
, the company currently can't catch a break. Elsewhere, Bank of
Mark Carney addressed business leaders in
, heartland of Robin Hood. However, it seems that these days there
is no longer a need to steal from the rich, as
the poor have apparently already inherited the
In today's corporate earnings action,
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
(OTCMKTS:WPPGF) are all due to release results.
AMC Networks Inc
(AMCX): The broadcaster of shows such as
gets a Buy-from-Neutral boost at B. Riley & Co. In the broker's
estimation, a 15% plunge in the stock price since its August 8
earnings provides investors with an attractive entry point,
especially ahead of catalysts including season four of
The Walking Dead
Cash America International, Inc.
(CSH): FBR Capital moves the pawnbroker to Outperform from Market
Perform, in the process increasing its price objective to $50.
Catalysts include accretive acquisitions and an uptick in online
(ETR): The electric utility gets upgraded to Buy from Neutral at
(INFY): Macquarie moves the Indian outsourcing and information
technology name to Outperform from Neutral.
Mohawk Industries, Inc.
(MHK): Raymond James moves the floor coverings firm to Strong Buy
Semiconductor Manufacturing International
(SMI): Sanford Bernstein boosts the Chinese chip stock to Market
Perform from Underperform.
US Physical Therapy, Inc.
(USPH): The stock is now Buy from Hold at Noble Financial.
(OTCMKTS:WOSYY): The Swiss plumbing products powerhouse is
increased to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup.
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