Home Depot is downgraded to 'market perform,' and Potash is downgraded to 'hold.'
The Bank of Japan may launch a new round of easing, while the Greek Parliament is in turmoil on conflicting reports regarding the country's bailout.
Goldman downgrades Royal Dutch Shell to 'sell' and upgrades ConocoPhillips to 'neutral.'
Mosaic's earnings miss shouldn't deter sector bulls.
Mosaic is also downgraded to 'neutral,' and Michael Kors is initiated with an 'outperform.'
Transocean upgraded to 'neutral,' Carnival downgraded to 'hold.'
Potash is downgraded to 'neutral,' while Agrium is upgraded to 'buy.'
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