It's always good to think about survival, but it makes a terrible investing theme.
Cliffs Natural is downgraded to 'hold,' and Darden is initiated with an 'underperform.'
Green Mountain is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Wells Fargo is upgraded to 'buy.'
Sirius XM is upgraded to 'equal weight' at Barclays, while Tim Hortons is downgraded to 'sell' at Goldman.
Oracle is upgraded to 'outperform,' and Medivation is initiated with a 'buy.'
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