The vehicles, which cost about $500,000 new, have outlived their purpose, officials say. And that's bad news for defense contractors.
Fusion-io is upgraded to 'outperform,' and Fifth Third Bancorp is downgraded to 'market perform.'
Stocks are higher as a report on rising home prices along with some better-than-expected earnings reports support the market.
LINN Energy is upgraded to 'buy,' and Noodles & Company is initiated with a 'neutral.'
Halliburton is upgraded to 'buy,' and DeVry is downgraded to 'hold.'
Riverbed is downgraded at 2 firms, and Activision Blizzard is upgraded to 'outperform.'
A great place to look for rising dividends is among energy master limited partnerships.
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