Mid-caps offer a unique combination of growth and stability, and these stocks are hitting especially hard on the growth front.
VeriFone is upgraded to 'outperform,' and MannKind is downgraded to 'underperform.'
August employment figures should provide insight into the US labor market and the next possible Fed moves.
Geopolitical concerns remain in focus as investors are set to examine several economic reports ahead of Friday's payroll data.
LINN Energy is upgraded to 'buy,' and Noodles & Company is initiated with a 'neutral.'
Stocks dropped sharply around noon -- coinciding with forex and bond market fluctuations -- but have recovered since then.
US markets set for a higher open even as the Japanese Nikkei index nears bear market territory.
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The offering could become the second-biggest this year if underwriters exercise an option to buy more shares.
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