JDSU is upgraded to 'buy,' and Research In Motion is downgraded to 'underperform.'
The euro rises against the dollar for the first time since 2011 as Italian shares drop.
Ford is downgraded to 'hold,' and Novartis is upgraded to 'buy.'
Capital One is both upgraded and downgraded, and Visa is downgraded to 'neutral.'
With the fiscal cliff averted, the battle is over but the war is just beginning. There are a few ETFs that may benefit from the dysfunction on Capitol Hill.
The payouts from several sector exchange-traded funds will be juiced by big one-time checks.
Francesca's is upgraded to 'buy,' and Demand Media is downgraded to 'sell.'
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