We are about to see real lending in this country as well as several acquisitions in the sector.
Wells Fargo and U.S. Bancorp may be better bets than companies recovering from deep losses.
Green Mountain is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Wells Fargo is upgraded to 'buy.'
Citigroup initiates solar stocks: SunPower is initiated with a 'buy' and Suntech with a 'sell.'
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Ford is downgraded to 'hold,' and Novartis is upgraded to 'buy.'
With a stronger board and an improving macro-environment, the bank's shares could double this year even if Q4 results disappoint.
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