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ConocoPhillips is downgraded to 'sell' at UBS.
Lockheed Martin is downgraded to 'underperform.' Agrium, Mosaic are reinstated with a 'buy.'
The company's fuel-efficient car batteries should help generate rapid growth.
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With two large American companies being investigated for health emergencies in China, the business environment there could be worsening.
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