With the S&P 500 at record highs that is precisely the environment in which we find ourselves today.
Panera Bread is upgraded to 'market perform,' and Boston Scientific is downgraded to 'neutral.'
Stocks are slightly lower with the averages moving in a narrow range as earnings season nears a close.
Stocks rally ahead of President Obama's statement on the fiscal cliff negotiations.
General Electric initiated with a 'buy,' and OpenTable initiated with an 'outperform.'
Blackstone, Carlyle and Silver Lake are among the bidders for this electronic health records company.
The industry's consolidation, which comes as private equity hits the exits, may not be a winning trade.
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The offering could become the second-biggest this year if underwriters exercise an option to buy more shares.
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