According to reports, Yammer agreed to sell itself to Microsoft, while Dell is the bidder for Quest.
Facebook is initiated with a 'buy,' and Western Digital is downgraded to 'equal weight.'
The tech company will acquire a majority stake of its rival.
Allscripts, Deckers Outdoor and InterMune are downgraded.
Disappointment with the reports of 2 blue-chip technology companies weighs on the market.
These fast-gaining shares carry high risk at current levels, and shareholders should lock in profits now.
These stocks have posted big gains this year, but all are trading at levels where chasing them is especially risky.
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