Netflix is both upgraded and downgraded, and SanDisk is upgraded to 'buy.'
Investors seeking high yields should look to these partnerships.
With all the talk of natural gas and the ineluctable pull of King Coal, oil still matters and will for a very long time to come.
Skechers is upgraded to 'positive,' and Yum Brands is initiated with an 'outperform.'
The company's operations are burning cash, and it has been banking on asset sales to bolster liquidity.
Aetna is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Zynga is initiated with an 'underperform.'
Gas-station operators might be persuaded to install this natural-gas option from Chesapeake and GE.
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