Zynga is initiated with 'outperform,' and Deutsche Banks is downgraded to 'neutral.'
After seeing their parents' portfolios get hammered, they're turning to low-risk, low-reward options.
In a year that saw stunning underperformance by some big-name stocks, one indicator proved most useful.
Best Buy is downgraded, while Panera Bread is upgraded.
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