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JetBlue is downgraded to 'sell' at Goldman, and Allergan is initiated with a 'buy' at SunTrust
New York's financial markets resumed trading as 'normal' Wednesday.
Zynga downgraded to 'neutral,' and First Solar is downgraded to 'negative.'
Stocks rise as initial jobless claims remain below 370,000 for another week.
Jobless claims climb less than expected, and US factory orders fall less than forecast. The ECB holds rates steady as Draghi says the ECB is ready to buy bonds. Google warns of more cuts at Motorola. Facebook now has 1 billion active users.
The firm also downgrades AMD, Intel and Marvell.
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The company has made at least 4 acquisitions in the space, and few people have paid any attention.
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