Garmin is upgraded to 'outperform,' while Oracle is downgraded to 'market perform.'
Steel Dynamics and US Steel are downgraded to 'hold.' DuPont is initiated with 'equal weight.'
A peek at the charts shows there may be a reversal in sentiment coming soon.
Investors are optimistic so far this year despite broad concerns about the economy and fourth-quarter earnings results.
Travelers is upgraded to 'conviction buy' at Goldman, while Akamai is downgraded to 'sell' at Citigroup.
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