SunPower is initiated with an 'outperform,' and Deutsche Bank is downgraded to 'sell.'
Stocks are higher amid some more encouraging housing data and continued testimony from Fed Chairman Bernanke.
LinkedIn is initiated with a 'buy,' and Nokia is upgraded to 'buy.'
Short-sellers are well-known for doing excellent research and uncovering accounting improprieties, financial embellishment and outright fraud.
With the Fed Chairman appearing again in Washington, markets are set for a steady open Wednesday morning.
US markets set to open higher, despite yesterday's huge losses on the heels of Italy's murky election results.
It's been a long time coming, but in parts of the country the cost of electricity produced by solar panels is less than the price paid for a comparable unit of power from the utility grid.
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