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Here are Friday's top research calls, including upgrades for Alkermes, Chesapeake Energy and Microsoft, and a downgrade for Yahoo!.
While some of Ericsson's problems are company-specific, both the company and many of its peers are dealing with a weak carrier spending environment that might not improve soon.