On the day we bid goodbye to both
America's wealthiest zip code
2 Broke Girls
, stocks seemed similarly torn between riches and penury.
(^DJI) dropped even as
(^GSPC) shares reached fresh peaks, with health care companies
besting all industry groups. (Although over at Bloomberg L.P., a
CEO named Doctoroff has his work cut out to cure a
cancer that looks terminal
) rose 0.78% to recoup a measure of last week's mauling, when the
decision of its coach to call it quits caused investors to lose
their shirts. Still, its assorted shirt sponsors fared even better,
) advanced 1.61% to an all-time high, an
American International Group
) gained 1.04%, and
(OTCMKTS:SHCAY) surged 12.50%.
Today's quarterly earnings announcements are expected to include
(AMAT): Pacific Crest takes the tech stock to Outperform from
(CPA): Shares get upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at
(DF) Shares are up 2.4% as I write on a Buy-from-Neutral increase
at Janney Capital, which says its upcoming spin-off of White Wave
will be a catalyst.
(FIO): Shares are up sharply in today's pre-market trading after
getting boosted to Buy from Neutral at UBS. The bank believes last
week's sell off following the departure of FIO's co-founder was
(LBAI): Sandler O'Neill lifts LBAI to Buy from Hold.
Royal Bank of Canada
): Shares are raised to Equal-Weight from Underweight at Morgan
Vestas Wind Systems
(OTCMKTS:VWDRY) The stock, a stellar performer yesterday, is now
Overweight from Neutral at HSBC Securities.
(WLP): The stock is hoisted to Buy from Hold at Jefferies.
(WY): Raymond James juices its rating to Strong Buy from
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