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LyondellBasell is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Mosaic is initiated with a 'hold.'
Stocks are slightly higher, with Apple's big patent win over Samsung helping to support the Nasdaq.
If you like paying with checks, you can still find plenty of places willing to take your money. But beware the risk of identity theft.
Stocks are up despite data showing orders for capital goods other than planes declined in July.
Autodesk is downgraded at 2 firms, and General Growth is downgraded to 'neutral.'
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