DreamWorks is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Splunk is initiated with a 'neutral.'
Pandora is upgraded to 'buy,' and Alcoa is downgraded to 'underperform.'
The Dow is down nearly 200 points after disappointing forward-looking commentary from Wal-Mart and Cisco, as well as a raft of economic data.
Tesla is upgraded to 'buy,' and Bed Bath & Beyond is downgraded to 'hold.'
Questcor is upgraded to 'buy,' and Restoration Hardware is initiated with a 'buy.'
Dollar General and J.M. Smucker report earnings. April new construction starts data is due. May vehicle sales to be released. Samsung's Galaxy S4 has been a strong seller.
Alkermes is initiated with an 'outperform,' and Chicago Bridge & Iron is initiated with a 'neutral.'
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