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Stocks to Watch: Halliburton, Staples and More ...

Six in 60
Six in 60

Stocks added to gains after news that manufacturing in October was stronger than expected, and at the start of a key week for investor that includes Tuesday’s mid-term election, a decision on Federal Reserve policy, and the October jobs report on Friday among events.

So which individual stocks are worth watching today? Here are six that are on the move:

Halliburton Co

The oil equipment and service company was upgraded to outperform from market perform at Oppenheimer.

-----------Estee Lauder
The personal products company was downgraded to neutral from overweight at Piper Jaffray. The firm cut the price target to $75 from $78 per share.Friday, the company was trading at all-time high levels with the shares up nearly 14 percent.

-----------Foot Locker Inc
The athletic apparel and footwear retailer's third quarter estimatesfor same-store salesraised at UBS. The firm saw improving apparel trends.

-----------Staples Inc
The office products company was downgraded to neutral from buy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

-----------Gilead Sciences
The biopharmaceutical company was upgraded to outperform from sector perform at RBC Capital. The firm also increased the price target to $48 from $40 per share.

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American Axle
The auto part manufacturer was downgraded to neutral from buy at Buckingham.

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