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67 provisions will end this year, including deductible SUVs for the self-employed, home energy improvements and AMT 'patches.'
Best Buy is downgraded, while Panera Bread is upgraded.
Toll Bros. and Lennar are downgraded to 'hold,' while Salesforce is cut to 'underperform.'
One-Percenter of the Week: A new study finds the insurer has by far the largest income spread between its bosses and other employees.
Bernstein upgraded Yum! Brands to 'outperform,' while Citigroup initiated Sirius XM with a 'buy.'
Expedia, Philip Morris and Las Vegas Sands are downgraded to 'neutral.'
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