Should we view all these corporate weddings as irrational exuberance that comes before a swoon for stocks?
Nokia is upgraded to 'buy,' and Take-Two is downgraded to 'sector perform.'
These companies have been around for a while, pay dividends and, at these prices, have considerable upside potential.
Barrick Gold is downgraded to 'neutral,' while Google and Starbucks are initiated with a 'buy.'
AngloGold is downgraded to 'sell,' and Safeway is downgraded to 'neutral.'
The bank will have to settle for nearly half what it originally agreed with Santander 2 years ago.
The bank is being pulled down by Brazil. Its dividend is probably fine, but the share price isn't going anywhere.
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