Molson Coors is upgraded to 'buy,' and Yelp is initiated with an 'outperform.'
Industry critics say responsible social drinkers would be penalized by a proposal to lower the legal limit.
Drinks at low- and high-end restaurants have gotten more expensive as customers try new brands.
By threatening to drop Maker's Mark from 90 proof to 84 proof, the company spiked demand by 44% -- and saw more potent earnings.
Family Dollar is both upgraded and downgraded, and LinkedIn is initiated with a 'sector perform.'
While not as pronounced as pineapple gin, bourbon aged in maple and wine barrels instead of oak creates spicier, richer varieties.
These stocks might find themselves in the M&A headlines after January 1.
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