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.
The hedge fund giant, who has seen big gains and big losses in recent years, has been selling financials and consumer cyclicals and buying real estate and energy.
Wednesday highlights quarterly results from Apple and another debt ceiling vote.
President Obama's second term inauguration and positive Japanese data keep indicate flat open Tuesday.
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