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Williams-Sonoma is downgraded to 'underperform,' and Angie's List is initiated with a 'buy.'
The online reviews site had a great first day of trading, but things have gone downhill since then.
A move into real-money Internet gambling would be a natural fit for the world's largest social gaming company.
Zynga is downgraded to 'neutral,' and MetroPCS is downgraded to 'market perform.'
Safeway is upgraded to 'outperform,' while Bank of America is downgraded to 'market perform.'
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