Higher interest rates will certainly help banks, but brokerages and payroll processors are in a position to profit as well.
The online brokerage is struggling despite the clever and extremely popular ads. A pink slip could be coming as costs get cut.
BlackBerry is downgraded to 'market perform,' and LinkedIn is initiated with a 'neutral.'
US markets are set to rebound at the open, following global markets higher.
Stocks are higher after report shows unemployment applications fell last week to lowest level in almost two months.
EBay is upgraded to 'overweight,' and homebuilders are initiated at Sterne Agee.
Boston Scientific is upgraded to 'outperform,' and ARM Holdings is downgraded to 'equal weight.'
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