Halliburton is upgraded to 'outperform,' and Diamond Foods is downgraded to 'underperform.'
Stocks are lower again as disappointing guidance from the world's largest retailer weighed on the Dow and sentiment in general.
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Even though fewer people have pets, owners are still willing to spend plenty on them. PetSmart's earnings Wednesday prove this trend continues.
The country is reportedly preparing to ask for aid. US home prices rise. GM and Chrysler post sales gains, but Ford's sales are flat. MetroPCS soars on a deal rumor. PetSmart will replace Sunoco in the S&P 500.
Shares of Facebook slump as their lockup period ends. Jobless claims rise and housing starts decline, while building permits jump to a 4-year high. Wal-Mart slips on a disappointing outlook. Cisco rallies on a dividend hike.
JP Morgan, PetSmart and Eli Lilly are downgraded.
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