Alkermes is initiated with an 'outperform,' and Chicago Bridge & Iron is initiated with a 'neutral.'
An investment worth around $400 million has sent Chicago Bridge & Iron's stock to all-time highs.
Warren Buffett adds to his 'big four' as his company takes new stakes in CB&I and Liberty Media.
Rackspace is downgraded at 2 firms and upgraded at 1, and Ctrip.com is upgraded to 'buy.'
FedEx is downgraded to 'underperform,' and UPS is upgraded to 'outperform.'
EBay is upgraded to 'buy,' and Yahoo is downgraded to 'hold.'
Nuclear power generation is once again on the rise.
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