Halliburton is downgraded to 'underweight,' and Eli Lilly is initiated with a 'buy.'
Its latest results easily beat expectations as upscale shoppers show more willingness to buy luxury goods.
The list of bidders for the streaming video site keeps getting longer.
A news report says private-equity firm KKR is angling for the luxury retailers to merge.
The retailer reportedly has hired Goldman Sachs to explore a possible sale and could fetch close to $3 billion.
As the economy improves, these two companies are poised to reap the benefits -- one from the nuts-and-bolts side, the other from a financing angle.
This high yielding firm is a play on increased buyout and financing activity in the markets.
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