One gold miner in particular is looking attractive for a short-term trade.
Stocks are mixed as Apple earnings weigh on the Nasdaq but improved outlooks from Boeing and Caterpillar support the Dow.
Halliburton is upgraded to 'outperform,' while Seagate is downgraded to 'hold.'
Disney is downgraded to 'above average' and Time Warner is upgraded to 'market perform.'
Facebook is initiated with a 'buy,' and Western Digital is downgraded to 'equal weight.'
The semiconductor company is now well positioned to offer complete solutions across the access spectrum.
Last quarter, the tech giant exceeded forecasts by a simply ridiculous margin -- that's not likely to happen again this quarter.
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Serious issues like drought and the deterioration of the developed world spell opportunity for this industry leader.
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