Halliburton is downgraded to 'underweight,' and Eli Lilly is initiated with a 'buy.'
Such indicators have nothing to do with fundamentally priced stocks.
SodaStream is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Monster Beverage is initiated with an 'outperform.'
Buyouts can be a quick path to big gains, and this company looks like a great target -- even if it's not bought out.
It may be time to move money out of some industries and into others, but which stocks to choose?
Unlike biotechs, many of these companies are pouring money into share buybacks -- instead of their long-term pipelines.
The only explanation for recent stock action is market players following others blindly. The bulls just have to hope analysts don't think this is National Lemming Week.
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