Despite more jobless claims than expected and disappointing results from Exxon Mobil, stocks were up at midday.
The wireless network company could change on its own, but a buyout is also possible.
Travelers is downgraded to 'equal weight,' and Boeing is initiated with a 'buy.'
Network software provider benefits from the explosion of IP-enabled devices.
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