The entertainment company shares are upgraded, and the industrial and construction supplies provider beats estimates.
Two in particular have risen 20% and 33% this year. There are hundreds more for the taking if investors would just look past the gloom across the pond.
Eurozone worries keep the major indexes basically flat.
Kraft Foods is upgraded to 'overweight,' and VeriFone is downgraded to 'sell.'
The world's largest retailer is working to broaden its product offerings and 'invest' $2 billion over 2 years in lower prices. Will this be enough?
Aetna is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Zynga is initiated with an 'underperform.'
Is the company developing any long-term strategies to continue this growth?
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