Change in Ratings

Credit Suisse said it is downgrading

China Unicom

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to underperform from neutral.

UBS said it is upgrading

Banco Santander


to neutral from sell based on valuation. Believe current levels fully reflect macroeconomic challenges. Estimate core tier 1 will be 7.1% at year-end, based on capital raising and recent acquisitions.

UBS said it is upgrading

Tenet Healthcare

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to neutral from sell based on valuation. See lack of near-term downside catalysts and note that shares are trading around 15% of enterprise value. 2009 outlook is heavily dependent on uninsured/bad debt and healthcare reform. Price target cut to $1.40 from $2.00.

Stock Comments/EPS Changes

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Goldman said it is lowering its target on


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to $41 from $46 based on disappointing fourth-quarter results. Expect increasing foreign exchange headwinds and lower earnings as farmers scale back capital expenditures. Maintained neutral rating.

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