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Morning Coffee Pre-Market Wall Street News

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Eurozone Exits Recession. Things just got better for Europe and the world economy. The Eurozone GDP expanded by +0.3% in Q2, topping economist estimates and ending the Eurozone’s recession. Germany’s GDP expanded by +0.7% exceeding estimates and Q1’s flat GDP. Frances GDP came in at +0.5% vs. -0.2% in Q1, which beat estimates. Surprising the market was Portugal Q2 GDP which came in at +1.1% vs -0.4% in Q1 and economists consensus of -0.15%. 

Upgrades:

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK): JPMorgan raised their rating from Underweight to Neutral. Pre-market: 52.36 +0.35 (0.67%)

Marvell Tech (MRVL): B Riley raised the rating from Neutral to Buy.

Downgrades:

Aeropostale (ARO): KeyBanc lowered their rating from Hold to Underweight and placed a target price of $10.00 on the company.

AMR Corp. (AAMRQ): JPMorgan lowered their rating from Overweight to Neutral.

Cree (CREE): Northland Securities lowered their rating from Outperform to Market Perform and lowered their target price from $63.00 to $61.00. Pre-market: 63.70 -12.06 (-15.92%)

Cree (CREE): Susquehanna lowered their rating from Positive to Neutral. Pre-market: 63.70 -12.06 (-15.92%)

Cree (CREE): DA Davidson lowered their rating from Buy to Neutral and lowered their target price from $79.00 to $65.00. Pre-market: 63.70 -12.06 (-15.92%)

Delta Airlines (DAL): JPMorgan lowered their rating from Overweight to Neutral. Pre-market: 19.46 -0.09 (-0.46%)

ENSCO PLC (ESV): ISI Group lowered their rating from Buy to Neutral.

Noble Corp (NE): ISI Group lowered their rating from Strong Buy to Neutral.

Transocean (RIG): ISI Group lowered their rating from Strong Buy to Neutral. Pre-market: 47.39 -0.13 (-0.27%)

US Airways (LCC): Deutsche Bank lowered their rating from Buy to Hold. Pre-market: 16.31 -0.05 (-0.31%)

US Airways (LCC): JPMorgan lowered their rating from Overweight to Neutral. Pre-market: 16.31 -0.05 (-0.31%)

Western Union (WU): JPMorgan lowered their rating from Neutral to Underweight and lowered their target price from $18.00 to $17.00.

Coverage Initiated:

WisdonTree Investments (WETF): Susquehanna initiated coverage with a Neutral rating and target price of $13.00.

Earning Reports:

Brocade (BRCD): Reported EPS of $0.19 beating estimates by +$0.07. Pre-market: 7.72 +0.82 (11.88%)

Cree (CREE): Reported EPS of $0.38 beating estimates by +$0.01. Pre-market: 63.70 -12.06 (-15.92%)

Deere (DE): Reported EPS of $2.56 beating estimates by +$0.40. Pre-market: 84.60 +0.69 (0.82%)

Jack Henry (JKHY): Reported EPS of $0.55 beating estimates by +$0.03. After Hours: 50.80 +0.03 (0.06%)

Macy's (M): Reported EPS of $0.82 beating estimates by +$0.04. Pre-market: 46.89 -1.61 (-3.32%)

Towers Watson (TW): Reported EPS of $1.36 beating estimates by +$0.09.

Markets: 
Futures at 6:20: Dow -0.13%. S&P -0.15%. Nasdaq -0.12%. Crude -0.70% to $106.10. Gold +0.35% to $1325.10. U.S. 10 Year +1/32 2.722%.

Europe: London -0.11%. Paris +0.36%. Frankfurt +0.12%. 

Asia: Japan +1.32% to 14050. Hong Kong closed. China -0.29% to 2100. India +0.72% to 19368. 

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