- Removing NYSE Euronext (NYSE: NYX), due to the expected closing of the acquisition by IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE); and
- Replacing NYX with BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE: BLK).
Here are Thursday's top research calls, including upgrades for MasterCard and Visa, and downgrades for General Mills and Valeant Pharmaceuticals.
Trade-Ideas LLC identified Stifel Financial (SF) as a "perilous reversal" (up big yesterday but down big today) candidate
Trade-Ideas LLC identified Stifel Financial (SF) as a "barbarian at the gate" (strong stocks crossing above resistance with today's range greater than 200%) candidate