Halliburton is upgraded to 'buy,' and DeVry is downgraded to 'hold.'
Shares of the retailer plunge after the company fires its CEO.
Starwood Hotels initiated with an 'outperform,' and BB&T upgraded to 'buy.'
Big Lots is both downgraded and upgraded, and Angie's List is initiated with an 'overweight.'
Stocks are mixed as investors remain on the sideline ahead of President Obama's State of the Union address.
Viacom is downgraded to 'equal weight,' and Cracker Barrel is downgraded to 'hold.'
These stocks are trading for less than investment gurus David Einhorn and Prem Watsa paid for them.
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