Lockheed Martin is downgraded to 'sector perform,' and Transocean is upgraded to 'outperform.'
Sorry to be so prosaic about this, but as long oil's not shooting through the roof, investors need to take very little action.
Cisco is upgraded to 'neutral,' and Intel is downgraded to 'neutral.'
Investors also remain concerned over when the Fed will begin to taper its stimulus programs.
But the company's share prices drop on revenue worries.
The company's third-quarter results leave investors cold.
Stocks drift lower within minutes of the open as the market continues to exhibit signs of fatigue.
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US markets were able to rally hard and largely trim the day's losses. Meanwhile, a bounce in crude oil could be in the offing.
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Six weeks later, most Americans have forgotten about the 2014 tax season -- except those who didn't file by the April 15 deadline.
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