Yahoo is upgraded to 'buy,' and Google is downgraded to 'market perform.'
Stocks are mixed as a regional purchasing managers' index is better than expected, but jobless claims climb.
JDSU is upgraded to 'buy,' and Research In Motion is downgraded to 'underperform.'
Stocks are lower again as investors shift their focus from the fiscal cliff to the fourth-quarter earnings season, set to unofficially kick off after the closing bell.
JetBlue is downgraded to 'hold,' and Molson Coors is initiated with a 'neutral.'
Starbucks is upgraded to 'outperform,' and Crocs is initiated with an 'outperform.'
Molycorp is downgraded to 'equal weight, and F5 Networks is upgraded to 'buy.'
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