With the quarter just closed out, here's the scuttlebutt on companies like Amazon, eBay and Facebook.
Hewlett-Packard is downgraded to 'sell' at Goldman, and Groupon is initiated with a 'sell' at UBS.
The planned spin-off of the flagship magazine will unlock value for the media and entertainment giant.
Stocks are lower though well off their worst levels, after dropping sharply at the open.
Cliffs Natural is both upgraded and downgraded, and General Mills is upgraded to 'buy.'
For those whose mantra is buy high and sell even higher, here are some stocks on hot streaks.
KB Home and Lennar both upgraded to 'outperform.'
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