People are nuts over just about anything these days. It's bad news for what has become a bedraggled market.
Stocks have rallied 177%, and while calling a top is the easiest thing to do, it might not be the most accurate.
The company delivers a picture-perfect quarter and raises guidance. Still, investors took the stock down more than 4% Friday.
JCPenney is both upgraded and downgraded, and Starbucks is upgraded to 'buy.'
Family Dollar is downgraded to 'equal weight,' and FedEx is initiated with a 'buy.'
Zynga is downgraded to 'neutral,' and The Fresh Market is initiated with a 'strong buy.'
Forest Labs is upgraded to 'outperform,' and Best Buy is initiated with an 'underperform.'
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