Sprint is both upgraded and downgraded, and FedEx is initiated with a 'buy.'
Coke, Mattel and Chipotle to report earnings. Oil hits a 14-month high. ADT rumored to be an investment target of Bill Ackman.
Family Dollar is downgraded to 'equal weight,' and FedEx is initiated with a 'buy.'
Stocks are higher as Alcoa unofficially kicks off earnings season with a better-than-expected report.
On the surface, at least, the so-called FedEx indicator looks rosy. But as with the Fed announcement itself, what was missing may matter as much as what was said.
Stocks are sharply lower for a second straight day after the Fed gave some indication Wednesday about its future plans to cut back on stimulus measures.
FedEx is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Coty is initiated with a 'hold.'
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