LinkedIn is initiated with a 'buy,' and Nokia is upgraded to 'buy.'
This biotech behemoth's appeal is its combined value-and-growth stock characteristics.
Riverbed is downgraded at 2 firms, and Activision Blizzard is upgraded to 'outperform.'
Stocks are almost unchanged following 3 straight days of triple-digit moves for the Dow.
The month also features a big gathering of biotech CEOs in New York and a cancer research meeting in Florida.
Caterpillar, Yahoo and a few other companies report earnings.
Shares are dropping after the big biotech says it's scrapping an R&D program for ALS. But a new pill for multiple sclerosis continues to be the major catalyst for this stock.
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