It seems the big networks are too big, the small networks are too small, and after all this time consumers are still holding out for 'just right.'
Charles River Labs is downgraded to 'sell,' and T-Mobile is initiated with a 'hold.'
Tesla is initiated with an 'overweight,' and Marvell is upgraded to 'positive.'
Sales of Apple's smaller tablet may stall, as consumers wait for the next-generation model
General Motors is upgraded to 'buy,' and Pandora is initiated with a 'sell.'
The Attorney General wants Apple, Google and others to install precautions to deter smartphone theft, but retrieving stolen devices is the real issue.
Aeropostale is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Warner Chilcott is upgraded to 'buy.'
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