VeriFone is upgraded to 'outperform,' and MannKind is downgraded to 'underperform.'
Cliffs Natural is both upgraded and downgraded, and General Mills is upgraded to 'buy.'
LinkedIn is initiated with a 'buy,' and Nokia is upgraded to 'buy.'
Dendreon is upgraded to 'outperform,' and Aeropostale is downgraded to 'neutral.'
Forest Labs is upgraded to 'outperform,' and Best Buy is initiated with an 'underperform.'
AIG is upgraded to 'buy,' and Nvidia is downgraded to 'perform.'
Taser is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Aeropostale is downgraded to above average.'
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