Thursday, March 13, 2008

24/7 Wall St.

24/7 Wall St.

Top 10 Pre-Market Analyst Calls (AIG, AZN, GLUU, GSIC, HOLX, HUM, JASO, LEAP, MON, WBD)

These are not the only analyst calls this morning, but these are 10 impact calls we are reviewing this Thursday morning:

  • American International Group (NYSE: AIG) Cut To Equal-weight at Morgan Stanley.
  • AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN) raised to Neutral from Sell at UBS.
  • Glu Mobile (NASDAQ: GLUU) cut to Sell from Hold at Deutsche Bank.
  • GSI Commerce (NASDAQ: GSIC) raised to Buy at Jefferies.
  • Hologic (NASDAQ: HOLX) Started as Overweight at Morgan Stanley.
  • Humana (NYSE: HUM) raised to Neutral from Sell at UBS.
  • JA Solar (NASDAQ: JASO) Raised to Overweight at Lehman.
  • Leap Wireless (NASDAQ: LEAP) Raised to Market Perform at Wachovia.
  • Monsanto (NYSE: MON) raised to Buy at Banc of America.
  • Wimm-Bill-Dann Foods (NYSE: WBD) Raised to Outperform at Credit Suisse

U.S. stock futures wilt on Carlyle fund, dollar woes - MarketWatch

U.S. stock futures wilt on Carlyle fund, dollar woes - MarketWatch

With the dollar struggling, gold edged toward the key $1,000 levels, with futures up $9.50 to $989 an ounce.
Oil futures eased 12 cents to $109.80 a barrel.
Though the earnings docket is on the light side, Microsoft (MSFT: and General Electric (GE: will be holding analyst meetings and Tyco International (TYC: will hold its annual shareholder meeting.
Electronic Arts (ERTS: will take its battle for Take-Two Interactive (TTWO: directly to shareholders, planning a tender offer at $26 per share each, according to a report in the Journa

ttwo is a cash deal = flat chart

Pre-Market: Stock Trading Before the Markets Open from CNNMoney

Pre-Market: Stock Trading Before the Markets Open from CNNMoney

FTSE 100-111.90-1.94%5,664.50
CAC 40-114.38-2.44%4,582.72
HANG SENG-1,121.12-4.79%22,301.64
NIKKEI 225-427.69-3.33%12,433.44

U.S. Dollar vs Euro+0.0014+0.09%1.5578

U.S. Dollar vs Yen-1.1600-1.14%0.0100

U.S. Dollar vs UK £+0.01+0.41%2.04
Open Closed

Dow futures fall sharply as dollar plunges, oil prices hold near record highs; overseas markets fall sharply.

LONDON ( -- Stocks looked set for declines Thursday as investors eyed another plunge in the dollar and watched global markets plummet.

At 5:01 a.m., Dow futures were sharply lower, pointing to a negative start for blue-chip stocks.

The dollar sank to a 12-year low versus the yen and another record low against the euro amid ongoing worries about U.S. economic slowdown.

The weak dollar boosted oil prices, which held near a record $110 a barrel in electronic trading.

Global stocks dived on worries about a deep U.S. recession. Asian markets tanked and European shares tumbled in early trading. To top of page

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