Stocks struggled to hold gains Wednesday, as euro zone debt fears and concerns over a possible U.S. credit downgrade overshadowed an encouraging report on private sector employment.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average bobbed in an out of positive territory, struggling to avoid a ninth-losing session. The Dow's last 9-day losing streak occurred in Feb. 1978.
Here are six stocks that are on the move:
The railroad company was upgraded to outperform from market perform at BMO Capital.
The semiconductor and calculator manufacturer was downgraded to neutral from buy at Sterne Agee.
The energy company's second quarter results beat estimates on record production.
The mining company was downgraded to neutral from outperform at Credit Suisse.
The auto parts supplier's second quarter profit was stronger that expected. The company also boosted its full-year sales outlook.
Procter & Gamble
The global consumer products maker was removed from the short-term buy list at Deutsche Bank.
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