NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- It appears we may be challenging Dow 10,000 again this morning. The early reaction to earnings is overwhelmingly positive. Here are the names that are in the news this morning.

Story Stocks

Abbott Labs ( ABT): Stock is higher after company raises guidance.

Barrick Gold ( ABX): JP Morgan raises stock to an overweight.

Adtran ( ADTN): Stock is flat after company beats earnings estimates.

Altera ( ALTR): Shares are slightly higher after company's third-quarter results.

CBS ( CBS): Shares are slightly lower following management's business update.

CSX ( CSX): Stock is higher following company's earnings results.

Diageo ( DEO): Stock is lower after company misses on revenue results.

Group 1 Automotive ( GPI): Shares are hitting new 52-week highs after company raises outlook.

Host Hotels & Resorts ( HST): Stock is flat following third-quarter results.

Intel ( INTC): Shares are higher following company's results, guidance.

JP Morgan Chase ( JPM): Shares are up as company handily beats earnings forecast.

Linear Technology ( LLTC): Stock is slightly higher after company reports results and raises guidance.

Progressive ( PGR): Stock is higher after company updates September results.

Upgrades to Watch

American Greetings ( AM): Soleil Securities raises price target to $28.

AMR ( AMR): Barclays Capital raises stock to an overweight. $20 price target.

Arrow Electronics ( ARW): Thomas Weisel raises estimates. $28 price target.

Yamana Gold ( AUY): UBS raises price target to $14.

Biogen Idec ( BIIB): UBS raises estimates. $56 price target.

Burger King ( BKC): Deutsche Bank raises estimates.

Bruker ( BRKR): JP Morgan initiates with an overweight rating. $14 price target.

Continental Airlines ( CAL): Barclays Capital raises stock to an equalweight. $23 price target.

Chesapeake Energy ( CHK): UBS raises estimates. $31 price target.

Colgate-Palmolive ( CL): Merrill Lynch/Bank of America raises estimates. $86 price target.

Chipotle Mexican Grill ( CMG): Deutsche Bank raises estimates.

Coach ( COH): Stifel Nicolaus raises estimates. $37 price target.

ConocoPhillips ( COP): Collins Stewart raises price target to $65.

Salesforce.com ( CRM): Piper Jaffray reiterates overweight rating. $70 price target.

Computer Sciences ( CSC): Goldman Sachs raises stock to a neutral. $54 price target.

Cisco Systems ( CSCO): Deutsche Bank raises estimates. $26-$28 price target range.

Cablevision ( CVC): Merrill Lynch/Bank of America raises estimates. $33 price target.

EMC ( EMC): Thomas Weisel raises stock to an overweight. $24 price target.

Energizer ( ENR): Merrill Lynch/Bank of America raises estimates. $75 price target.

Freeport McMoran ( FCX): Morgan Stanley raises estimates.

F5 Networks ( FFIV): Deutsche Bank raises estimates. $44-$46 price target range.

Goldcorp ( GG): JP Morgan raises price target to $47.

Gilead Sciences ( GILD): UBS raises estimates. $61 price target.

Google ( GOOG): Piper Jaffray raises price target to $593.

GlaxoSmithKline ( GSK): UBS raises stock to a buy.

Human Genome Sciences ( HGSI): Citigroup raises price target to $30.

PetroHawk Energy ( HK): KeyBanc initiates stock with a buy. $35 price target.

Harley Davidson ( HOG): Wells Fargo raises stock to an outperform. $30-$32 price target.

Iamgold ( IAG): UBS raises price target to $15.50.

Johnson Controls ( JCI): Goldman Sachs raises estimates.

Kinross Gold ( KGC): UBS raises price target to $27.

Manpower ( MAN): Barclays Capital raises price target to $52.50.

McDonald's ( MCD): Deutsche Bank raises estimates.

Molex ( MOLX): Longbow Research raises stock to a buy. $24 price target.

Newmont Mining ( NEM): UBS raises price target to $61.

Nike ( NKE): Goldman Sachs raises estimates. $75 price target.

Oshkosh ( OSK): BMO Capital Markets raises stock to an outperform. $42 price target.

Robert Half ( RHI): Barclays Capital raises price target to $20.50.

Silver Wheaton ( SLW): UBS raises price target to $16.50.

Tyco Electronics ( TEL): Longbow Research raises stock to a buy. $26 price target.

Temple Inland ( TIN): Longbow Research raises stock to a buy. $22 price target.

Urban Outfitters ( URBN): Citigroup raises estimates. $28 price target.

Visa ( V): Merrill Lynch/Bank of America raises price target to $77.

Downgrades to Watch

AirTran ( AAI): Barclays Capital cuts stock to an underweight. $7 price target.

Agnico-Eagle Mines ( AEM): UBS cuts stock to a neutral. $77 price target.

Itron ( ITRI): Thomas Weisel cuts stock to an underweight. $47 price target.

JetBlue ( JBLU): Barclays Capital cuts stock to an equalweight. $7.50 price target.

L3 Communications ( LLL): Merrill Lynch/Bank of America cuts estimates. $83 price target.

SXC Health Solutions ( SXCI): ThinkEquity cuts stock to a hold.

Tractor Supply ( TSCO): JP Morgan initiates stock with an underweight. $44 price target.

Tyson Foods ( TSN): Morgan Stanley cuts estimates.

Valero Energy ( VLO): Soleil Securities cuts stock to a sell. $17 price target.

Other Key Indexes to Watch

Gold ( GLD): Gold prices are up slightly this morning.

Oil ( USO): Oil prices are up this morning.

Treasuries ( TLT): Bond prices are lower as stocks look good early on.

What's the Trade?

I am sticking to the high-beta plays as the market continues to ramp. Google is a play that continues to receive upgrades almost on a daily basis, so look to that stock as a key gauge.

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At the time of publication, the author had no positions in stocks mentioned, although positions may change at any time.

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