Talk about life imitating art.
Fast & Furious 6
) topped the weekend box office, ahead of the 12th iteration of the
Iron Man 3
. Wall Street appears similarly addicted to sequels. The
(^GSPC) fell 1.07% amid eerily and wearily familiar themes of a
spring swoon and renewed angst in Athens. (And let's not forget yet
, for whom two prior versions in quick succession evidently did not
six pack abs
Abercrombie & Fitch
), which imploded 8.00% in tandem with the film's Friday debut, saw
no resultant benefit. Far better to get drunk on
), which surged 12.89% last week.)
, currently also on the silver screen,
takes place in Greece
but based on a Europe-worst 14.20% slide in the main Athens market,
we have now seen this scary movie once too often.
On this side of the Atlantic,
) - a.k.a. "America's diamond store since 1924″ - surged 23.1%
ahead of Saturday's start of wedding season. This as a Dimon proved
breaking up is indeed hard to do
Today in economics, analysts expect an uptick in the Conference
Board's May consumer sentiment survey at 10:00 a.m. Eastern. On the
United Natural Foods
(WTSL) are all due to report results.
(AIRM): AIRM is assigned a Buy recommendation and $44 price
objective with WallachBeth, which says the recent sell-off was
excessive in light of an upcoming EBITDA (Earnings Before Interest,
Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization) boost from Healthcare
Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT
(EARN): Citigroup has a new Neutral on the Real Estate Investment
(GWPA): Lazard launches Buy rated coverage on the company.
Harvest Capital Credit
(HCAP): William Blair has an Outperform on HCAP.
(INSY): Shares are assigned an Outperform at JMP Securities.
(I): The satellite stock is started with an upbeat Overweight at
JPMorgan and Buys at both Bank of America-Merrill Lynch and Nomura.
Credit Suisse (Neutral) and Deutsche Bank (Hold) are less bullish,
(JBL): Standpoint Research resumes Buy rated research on the tech
firm. Its target price is $28.
(SXC): Barclays begins the steel stock at Equal Weight.
(TAM): Shares are set an Outperform at Credit Suisse.
): Goldman Sachs starts the specialty chemicals stock with a
Conviction Buy amid optimism over its robust cash flow and an
improving construction sector.
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