UPS and Rogers Communications get downgraded while Ruckus Wireless is upgraded to BUY in Monday's Analysts' Actions.
Tim Cook led Apple (AAPL) across a successful 2014 and shares are up 44% over the last 12 months.
Tech earnings will roll out on what's set to be a snowy week, and on January 26, Microsoft and Texas Instruments are first in the lineup.
Hiring trends are looking up with firms hiring more, especially in the Wall Street investment banking sector.
Stocks were mostly lower in midday trading Friday after disappointing earnings results from companies including Fedex (FDX) and UPS (UPS).
Tesla (TSLA) gets its price target trimmed while Hershey (HSY) and Exxon Mobile (XOM) each get downgraded in Friday’s Analysts’ Actions.
Markets opened slightly lower Friday after a 4-day rally as companies like UPS and McDonald's disappointed investors with weak results.
American Airlines (AAL) will report earnings next week and the U.S. air carrier could finally shoot past competitors like Delta (DAL) and Southwest (LUV).
A couple of companies that have struggled in a rising tide over 2014 will report fourth quarter earnings after a big Thursday for markets: McDonald's (MCD) and General Electric (GE).
The Dow was up triple-digits in midday trading Thursday, with the S&P and Nasdaq tacking on solid gains as well.