Telecom Italia ( TI) has been raised to buy from hold by Citi.

Telecom Italia has inched up 1.3% to $13.61.


3M ( MMM) CEO George Buckley says it has been "imperative" for him to find a successor from within the company. "It was a self-imposed imperative to make sure that when I eventually retire from the company that the next person that was appointed would be an internal person," said Buckley, according to Bloomberg.

3M stock rose 0.8% to $86.83.

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