Top 10 News for 09/28 - 10/2: Nonfarm Numbers Lag in Sept.; Splitsville for Alcoa; Initial Sales of Apple's Latest iPhone Set Record Oct 2, 2015 03:53PM

1. Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 142,000 in September, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.1 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Friday morning. (Consensus estimates were calling for additions of 201,000 and an unemployment rate at 5.1 percent.) Job gains occurred in health care and information, while mining employment fell. Job growth per month averaged 167,000 over the past three months and 198,000 over the last year. ... (continue reading...)

Trading Radar for 10/5: The Container Store (TCS) Reports Oct 2, 2015 03:46PM

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  • ISM Services - Street sees 58.0

After Markets Close:Earnings:

The Container Store Group (NYSE: TCS) - consensus EPS $0.07

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Unusual 11 Mid-Day Movers 10/2: (MTBC) (XNPT) (WYNN) Higher; (FOLD) (ZINC) (ORN) Lower Oct 2, 2015 12:59PM

MTBC (Nasdaq: MTBC) 19.3% HIGHER; rebounding following a 31.5 percent drop on Thursday. Yesterday, the company announced that its ICD-10 mHealth app has emerged as the most popular ICD-10 app among U.S. healthcare providers.

Amicus Therapeutics (Nasdaq: FOLD) 48.1% LOWER; announced additional regulatory guidance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on the oral small molecule pharmacological chaperone migalastat for the treatment of Fabry disease. Amicus has... (continue reading...)'s Hot Lunchtime Reads 10/2: (TWTR) (JWN) (FB) (UNH) Oct 2, 2015 12:13PM

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  • Spain Upgraded to 'BBB+' by S&P; Outlook Stable (FXE) - Read this!

  • @Jack Back = Twitter (TWTR) Sold - Analyst - Read this!

  • Facebook's (FB) 'Click-to-Message' Businesses Effort Will Likely Draw in Additional Ad Revenue - GWI - Read this!

  • Valeant Pharma (VRX) Too Dangerous to Own: Citron Researc - Read this!

  • Mobileye (MBLY) Ticks Higher on '60 Minutes' -Related Chatter - Read this!

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Notable Analyst Rating Changes 10/2: (PMCS) (VRTX) (THS) Upgraded; (ABC) (AGCO) (ZINC) Downgraded Oct 2, 2015 10:56AM

UPGRADESSusquehanna upgrades PMC-Sierra (Nasdaq: PMCS) from Neutral to Positive and moves its price target from $7 to $11. Click Here for more color.

Morgan Stanley moves Vertex (Nasdaq: VRTX) from Equalweight to Overweight with a price target of $148.

BofA/Merrill Lynch lifts TreeHouse Foods (NYSE: THS) from Neutral to Buy with a price target of $88.

Wedbush raises Sarepta Therapeutic (Nasdaq: SRPT) from Neutral to Outperform with a price target of $56. Click Here for... (continue reading...)

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