Here are plays in the hottest sectors that may reach their buy levels before Christmas.
Right now it may be the main thing that's propping up shares of the gene sequencing company.
Bristol-Myers Squibb is upgraded to 'conviction buy' at Goldman, and Yelp is initiated with a 'neutral' at Piper Jaffray.
Fiserv is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Agilent is initiated with an 'overweight.'
Siemens is upgraded to 'buy,' and Viacom is downgraded to 'above average.'
McDonald's is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Akamai is upgraded to 'buy.'
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