Stocks advanced as the mid-term elections got underway and the Federal Reserve began a two-day meeting that is expected to result in a decision to stimulate the economy.
So which individual stocks are worth watching today? Here are six that are on the move:
Time Warner Cable Inc
The cable operator was upgraded to outperform from market perform at Bernstein. The firm also raised the price target to $72 from $60 per share.
The clothing retailer was downgraded to underweight from hold at Keybanc. The shares were down about two percent today.
-----------Family Dollar Stores
The discount retail stores were trading at all-time high levels this morning with the shares up about one percent in early trading.
-----------Fortune Brands Inc
The multi-sector company was downgraded to hold from buy at Argus Research.
The animated film company was upgraded to neutral from underperform at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
The telecommunications company was initiated underperform at William Blair.
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