J.C. Penney is downgraded to 'sell,' and Red Robin is upgraded to 'buy.'
Even as the market signals a possible correction after recent gains there are some companies with upside technical potential.
Netflix is both upgraded and downgraded, and SanDisk is upgraded to 'buy.'
Goldman initiates retailers, including Michael Kors with a 'conviction buy' and Coach with a 'sell.'
IBM is positioned nicely to benefit from this growth market.
Viacom is downgraded to 'equal weight,' and Cracker Barrel is downgraded to 'hold.'
The Fed chief says he's open to more easing but does not commit. Factory orders rise more than expected, while the Chicago PMI slows. Consumer sentiment increases. Facebook sinks to all-time low.
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