Zynga is downgraded to 'neutral,' and The Fresh Market is initiated with a 'strong buy.'
An analyst raises his rating on the stock to 'buy,' saying the stock is cheap and that Oracle's recent moves to bolster its hardware business are about to bear fruit.
Stocks are up despite "the sequestor" at home and disappointing manufacturing data from abroad.
Market to open lower as budget cuts are set to commence Friday.
Markets are set for a steady open following remarks from the ECB president.
Abercrombie & Fitch is upgraded to 'outperform,' and VMware is downgraded to 'buy.'
They're inspiring companies to make moves that attract investors.
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