Aeropostale is upgraded to 'buy,' and Denny's is downgraded to 'neutral.'
Lennar is downgraded to 'neutral,' and VMware is upgraded to 'outperform.'
Stocks are mixed, with the Dow the only major index able to hold onto its early session gains.
Biogen is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Potash is initiated with a 'buy.'
Stocks are higher as initial jobless claims pulled back to fall below the 350,000 level.
Stocks are higher, bouncing back from two down days fueled by worries that the Fed might pull back on its easing actions sooner than expected.
Industry-focused regulations are a bigger driver of IT spending than executive orders.
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