Markets are set for a higher open ahead of jobless claims data.
McDonalds initiated with an 'overweight,' and Facebook upgraded to 'buy.'
The last-minute $13 billion agreement lifted stocks in Asia and Europe, and it look set to do the same on Wall Street today.
Best Buy is upgraded to 'outperform,' and Akamai is initiated with a 'buy.'
The rally's shunning these related companies, and that's fine -- we don't need a repeat of 2007-2008.
Investors should have many opportunities to take advantage of the promised rebound, particularly with this metal.
A top holding of David Einhorn and David Tepper, the stock is trading close to its 52-week low.
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