Right now it may be the main thing that's propping up shares of the gene sequencing company.
AB InBev is downgraded to 'sell' at Goldman, and Norfolk Southern is downgraded to 'neutral' at Citigroup.
Some stocks in the sector have seen massive gains this year, causing shorts to back off.
Intuitive Surgical is upgraded to 'buy,' and ConAgra is initiated with a 'buy.'
Carnival is downgraded to 'neutral' at Goldman, and Annie's is initiated at several firms.
A surge of buyout activity could produce more frenzied deals.
The longtime partners may finally tie the knot.
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