Markets remain concerned about US debt, while Fitch warns several countries of a potential downgrade.
Dendreon is upgraded to 'outperform,' and Aeropostale is downgraded to 'neutral.'
Forest Labs is upgraded to 'outperform,' and Best Buy is initiated with an 'underperform.'
Groupon is downgraded to 'equal weight,' while Isis Pharmaceuticals is upgraded to 'outperform.'
Stocks move in a narrow range, little affected by the day's slew of economic reports.
3 homebuilders are upgraded at JPMorgan, and Select Medical is downgraded at 3 firms.
These low-risk picks meet the investment guru's criteria.
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