Stocks advanced again, but some equities did buck an otherwise
tea kettles paid inadvertent homage to a
, dropped 1.59% after finding itself in similarly
hot water with a coffee press
), thrice downgraded this morning, tumbled 2.28% after its latest
iPhone unveil. Elvis Costello, of
attended the event
, clearly confusing the company with its
Music Hall arch enemy
(OTCMKTS:SSNLF). Given the stock's subsequent red ink,
might have been a better selection. Or perhaps
Good Year for the Roses
) ending up after
going all floral on us
Today in economics, analysts expect July wholesale inventories to
post an improvement from the prior month's pace at 10:00 a.m.
Eastern. On the earnings front,
) are each expected to release results.
(ALU): Shares get upgraded to Hold from Sell at Berenberg.
(SAN): JPMorgan moves the stock to Neutral from Underweight.
(CAG): The company gets upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
(DRH): Shares are increased to Outperform from Perform with a $12
target at FBR Capital, which highlights recent renovations.
(ERIC): The telecom name is now Buy from Sell at Berenberg.
(KMT): Shares get upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Global Hunter
Securities, which also increases its price objective to $55 from
(MAR): MAR is moved to Buy from Neutral at UBS.
(MS): UBS upgrades its fellow financial firm to Buy from Hold with
a $33 target amid optimism over its wealth management segment.
(NOK): Shares, on a great recent run, are showing further strength
before the bell after being taken to Buy from Neutral at Bank of
America-Merrill Lynch, to Buy from Sell at Berenberg, and to
Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital Markets, whose target
also increases by $2 to $7.
Polo Ralph Lauren
(RL): RL is added to the Focus List at Citigroup.
(REV): REV gets raised to Outperform from Perform by BMO Capital.
(SNA): Janney Capital boosts the stock to Buy from Neutral.
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