Alpha Natural is downgraded to 'sell,' and Michael Kors is initiated with an 'outperform.'
Toll Brothers is upgraded to 'neutral,' and Nordstrom is initiated with a 'buy.'
Baidu is upgraded to 'buy,' and Health Management is downgraded to 'hold.'
Hewlett-Packard is downgraded to 'sell' at Goldman, and Groupon is initiated with a 'sell' at UBS.
Cold weather across the US brought slumping sales for many stores as shoppers shunned spring clothing and outdoor goods.
Amid news about Hot Topic's takeover by Sycamore Partners, the lawsuits begin to arrive.
CNBC finds that the clothing retailer is on the short list of possible targets.
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