The list of outperforming sectors points to more good fortune next year, but it might not be advisable to back up the truck just yet.
Teva is downgraded to 'market perform,' and Under Armour is initiated with an 'underweight.'
Research in Motion is upgraded to 'hold,' and Intel is downgraded to 'neutral.'
A new survey finds that while economy has cut paid days off, US workers won't even use the ones they have.
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Expedia is upgraded to 'buy,' while BJ's Restaurants is downgraded to 'market perform.'
The electronics retailer wants to combat 'showrooming' by lowering online prices, but competing with the e-commerce giant won't be easy.
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