Lennar is upgraded to 'overweight,' and Yum Brands is downgraded to 'underperform.'
US stocks are set to open down on global growth concerns as investors await US housing reports.
The video streaming company added 3 million new subscribers, sending shares soaring late Monday. Apple reports after the close.
The Wall Street averages were mixed at midday as advances in Apple, Microsoft buoyed the Nasdaq, but GE's continued slide weighed on the Dow.
US markets are set for a higher open on news of yen weakness as earnings season continues full steam ahead.
Stocks suffer their worst weekly loss since late 2012, and the markets face a tough week ahead with Caterpillar, Apple, Amazon.com and Exxon reporting.
The global giant posted a 16% earnings gain and met Wall Street's estimates. Yet investors see nothing but its trouble in the eurozone.
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