Market Wrap: ISM Services Slip in August; Markets Mixed Ahead of Nonfarm Jobs Data; Brady Tops Goodell in Court Sep 3, 2015 05:26PM

Market wrap for September 3rd

End of the Day: S&P 500 up 2.3 to 1,951.13; Dow Jones up 23.4 to 16,374.76; Nasdaq down 16.5 to 4,733.50

Market Brief: U.S. markets ended mixed ahead of nonfarm payroll data, which is expected out Friday morning. Consensus estimates call for additions of 217,000 jobs last month, from 215,000 reported in July.

ISM Services index dipped in August, but still managed to outpace expectations.

ECB cut euro-zone inflation and GDP growth expectations... (continue reading...)

Notable 52-Week Highs and Lows 9/3: (TRVN) (NAVB) (BGS) High; (JOY) (KERX) (VRNT) Low Sep 3, 2015 03:18PM

52-Week High:

  • Trevena (Nasdaq: TRVN) $11.94. Trevena saw early gains as momentum continues this week after the company announced positive data from its randomized, double-blind, placebo- and active-controlled Phase 2b trial of TRV130 in moderate to severe acute postoperative pain after abdominoplasty surgery. The study achieved its primary endpoint of statistically greater pain reduction than placebo over 24 hours. In addition, TRV130 was superior to morphine in... (continue reading...)

Unusual 11 Mid-Day Movers 9/3: (KBIO) (PSEM) (MM) Higher; (JOY) (WPCS) (KERX) Lower Sep 3, 2015 12:59PM

KaloBios Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: KBIO) % HIGHER; seeing a big pop above its 50-day SMA, which is currently at 2.59. The stock is at its highest levels since July.

Pericom Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq: PSEM) 37.4% HIGHER; Diodes and Pericom Semiconductor announced that Diodes Incorporated and Pericom have entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger that provides for the acquisition of Pericom by Diodes.

Millennial Media, Inc. (NYSE: MM) 29.5% HIGHER; AOL announced... (continue reading...)'s Hot Lunchtime Reads 9/3: (MSFT) (MOH) (GERN) (MDT) Sep 3, 2015 12:11PM

The following is a list of notable articles to help get you through the lunch hour:

  • Microsoft (MSFT) to Acquire Organizational Analytics Firm, VoloMetrix - Read this!

  • Apple (AAPL) Accelerates vs. Peers in U.S. Smartphone Market Share of July - comScore (GOOG) (MSFT) - Read this!

  • Medtronic (MDT) Seen as 'Compelling Buy' at Deutsche Bank - Read this!

  • Leerink Remains Positive on Molina (MOH) Following Move to Acquire Providence Human Services Assets - Read this!

  • Oppenheimer... (continue reading...)

Notable Analyst Rating Changes 9/3: (HAL) (CAM) (RATE) Upgraded; (AMBA) (TKC) (EMR) Downgraded Sep 3, 2015 11:05AM

UPGRADESHSBC upgrades Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) from Hold to Buy with a price target of $44.

Citi raises Cameron International (NYSE: CAM) from Neutral to Buy.

Stephens lifts Bankrate (NYSE: RATE) from Equal Weight to Overweight with a price target of $13.

Stifel moves Xylem (NYSE: XYL) from Hold to Buy with a price target of $37.

For daily real-time Upgrades go to

DOWNGRADESBarrington Research downgrades Ambarella (Nasdaq: AMBA) from... (continue reading...)

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