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Stocks to Watch: Carnival, Apple and More ...

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Tuesday, 4 Jan 2011 | 10:59 AM ET
Six in 60
Six in 60

Stocks continued to struggle for direction after a better-than-expected report on November factory orders, as investors waited for minutes of the Federal Reserve's latest meeting for clues on monetary policy.

The Dow Jones Industrial Averagerose more than 10 points a day after upbeat news on manufacturing across the world encouraged investors to get the new year off to a strong start. All the major indexes closed at multi-year highs.

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

Carnival Corporation
The cruise line was trading at levels not seen since October 2007. The shares were up more than 1% Tuesday.

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C.H. Robinson Worldwide
The trucking company was downgraded to neutral from buy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

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TRW Automotive Holdings Corp
The auto parts company was hitting an all-time high Tuesday morning. The shares were up more than 1%.

-----------Vitamin Shoppe Inc
The vitamin and health food retailer was downgraded to market perform from outperform at BMO Capital.

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Apple Inc
The computer hardware manufacturer was added to the short-term buy list at Deutsche Bank. The shares also hit another all-time high Tuesday morning.

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Nike Inc
The footwear and clothing company was removed from the conviction buy list at Goldman Sachs.

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