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Alcatel-Lucent Holders Remain Patient in Annual Meeting, Dilution and Reorg Await

Tuesday marked the annual shareholder meeting for troubled telecom equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent S.A. (NYSE: ALU). What investors need to know is that the new CEO, Michel Combes, is going to ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (ANF, ALGN, ACC, ARUN, FWLT, FTE, GPS, HMN, IR, KORS, MWW, PMT, RKUS, TWC, TUMI, URBN)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen in Wall St. research calls this Tuesday. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) started as Neutral at Goldman ...
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Why the Moody’s Downgrade of France Doesn’t Matter

The big news might have read "MOODY'S DOWNGRADES FRANCE" had it not been for the Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) debacle this morning. The reality is that the downgrade just does not matter. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (DF, DLR, ELLI, FTE, GGP, GOOG, INFY, KMI, PNRA, RNR, RYL, R, SKS, CRM)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen in Wall Street research calls this Friday. Dean Foods Company (NYSE: DF) Cut to Neutral at Goldman Sachs. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (CCL, CHK, LNG, CQP, CREE, EXPE, FTE, GOOG, JNS, KR, MGM, ODP, OMX, PVH, RL, TEF, TXT)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street brokerage and research firms this Wednesday morning. Carnival Corp. (NYSE: CCL) Maintained Hold but cut ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AXP, ATML, BLK, CVX, CLR, EPR, EQR, FTE, HBC, JNPR, LEN, LECO, MWE, MSFT, OAS, SVU)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street brokerage and research firms this Thursday morning. American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP) Reiterated Buy with ...
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Media Digest (12/26/2011) Reuters, WSJ, FT, Bloomberg

Sony (NYSE: SNE) will sell its LCD business to Samsung for $940 million. (Reuters) The yuan hits a high against the dollar and may gain 4% this year. (Reuters) Amazon.com’s ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AKS, AU, FTE, GGP, HON, LAZ, PNW, GOLD, TEF, TEVA, TMK, UNFI, URI, MTN, WCG)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls this Monday morning. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE: AKS) Raised to Outperform from ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (CELL, CSCO, DECK, DO, FTE, HTS, HWAY, HERO, LVS, LULU, MPEL, NRG, PM, SLB, SAH, STFC, VE, VRSN, WFT, YUM)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls this Thursday morning. Brightpoint Inc. (NASDAQ: CELL) Reiterate as Buy with a $14 ...
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European ADRs Surging on Global Central Bank Action (ALU, MT, BHP, STD, IRE, CS, UBS, DB, FTE, PHG, ERIC, NOK, NBG, SI, TI)

The action out of China's virtual easing by lowering reserve requirements was already a boost to global markets, but the coordinated central bank efforts of the U.S., Canada, Europe, Switzerland, ...
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European ADRs Dragging Down U.S. Trading (ALU, MT, BHP, STD, IRE, CS, UBS, DB, FTE, PHG, ERIC, NOK, NBG, SI, TI)

The Eurozone growth rate of 0.2% in the third quarter may have met expectations but this is just one more example that growth is so low already that getting out ...
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European ADRs Follow Italy Much Lower, Wrecking U.S. Market Gains (E, LUX, TI, ALU, MT, BHP, STD, IRE, CS, UBS, DB, FTE, PHG, ERIC, NOK, NBG, SI, EWI)

Well, it used to be Greece taking us down daily, but now it is the much larger concern of Italy.  The markets were supposed to be cheering that Silvio Berlusconi was ...
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European ADRs Leading The Charge Higher (ALU, MT, BHP, STD, IRE, CS, UBS, DB, FTE, PHG, ERIC, NOK, NBG, SI, TI, EWI, EWQ, EWG)

Greece and the rest of the PIIGS were hurting us for so long that it seems hard to believe that the Europeans are setting a 50% haircut for the Greek sovereign ...
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European ADRs Leading U.S. Stocks Lower (ALU, MT, BHP, STD, CS, DB, FTE, PHG, NOK, SI, TI, UBS)

It feels like Groundhog day in Europe.  Greece fears are escalating and European markets are sharply lower.  The Europeans are just unwilling or are unable to deal with their woes ...
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Greek Failure, European ADRs Leading Sell-Off (ALU, MT, BHP, STD, CS, DB, FTE, NOK, ERIC, NBG, SI, TI, UBS)

European stocks are leading the markets this morning and the direction is lower.  Greece projected that 2012 deficits will be above plan and the nation has effectively admitted that it ...
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