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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (WTR, EAT, BRCM, CLWR, DUK, FTO, HNSN, INFY, INTC, LVS, MELI, NVDA, TSO, WYNN, UNH, VLO)

These are this Monday’s top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls:

Aqua America (NYSE: WTR) Cut to Neutral at Macquarie.
Brinker International (NYSE: EAT) Cut to Neutral at UBS.
Broadcom Corp (NASDAQ: BRCM) Raised to Outperform at Wells Fargo.
Clearwire Corp. (NASDAQ: CLWR) Raised to Outperform at Wells Fargo.
Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) Cut to Underperform at Macquarie.
Frontier Oil (NYSE: FTO) Raised to Buy at Deutsche Bank.
Hansen Medical (NASDAQ: HNSN) Cut to Neutral at JPMorgan.
Infosys Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: INFY) Cut to Underperform at Wells Fargo.
Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) Raised to Outperform at Baird.
Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) Raised to Buy at UBS.
MercadoLibre (NASDAQ: MELI) Cut to at JPMorgan.
NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) Cut to Sell at Broadpoint AmTech.
Tesoro Corporation (NYSE: TSO) Raised to Buy at Deutsche Bank.
Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ: WYNN) Raised to Buy at UBS.
UnitedHealth (NYSE: UNH) Raised to Buy at Citigroup.
Valero Energy (NYSE: VLO) Raised to Hold at Deutsche Bank.

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JON C. OGG
January 4, 2010

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