Starbucks is upgraded while McDonald's is downgraded. Zynga is initiated with a 'buy' at Goldman.
But hold the champagne and jolly song. Despite improving operations, the banks are still a long way from a recovery.
Investors are seeing a mixed bag of quarterly results as banks reel from weak trading revenue.
Many regional and local banks are starting to do better as the economy expands.
The online game developer hasn't been able to match its IPO price lately.
With global markets expected to remain challenging over the next few quarters, the bank’s trading yield will also likely see a decline.
The third quarter of this year was the worst on record for the industry since the height of the financial crisis.
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