BlackBerry is downgraded to 'market perform,' and LinkedIn is initiated with a 'neutral.'
Hormel, Tyson and Smithfield are all big food producers and each is an attractive investment in its own way.
Mosaic is upgraded to 'outperform,' and General Electric is downgraded to 'neutral.'
American Eagle is downgraded to 'hold,' and Urban Outfitters is upgraded to 'hold.'
The bulls have been stampeding into livestock stocks.
Francesca's is upgraded to 'buy,' and Demand Media is downgraded to 'sell.'
Hog farmers are sending more of the herd to slaughter in the face of rising grain costs. That will lead to short supplies next year.
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