TiVo is downgraded at 2 firms, and Morgan Stanley is initiated with an 'outperform.'
Alpha Natural is downgraded to 'sell,' and Michael Kors is initiated with an 'outperform.'
Stocks are lower at midday despite the number of unemployment claims being little changed from last week.
Saks is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Netflix is initiated with a 'buy.'
There are bargains to be found in gold and coal even as the major indices hit new highs.
Sally Jewell is a business leader as well as an outdoor enthusiast, and that should be good for extraction industries.
Riverbed is downgraded at 2 firms, and Activision Blizzard is upgraded to 'outperform.'
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