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.
Wall Street seems poised to follow Europe higher ahead of more data, earnings.
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