ANALYST UPGRADES/DOWNGRADES

Discovery (DISCA) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at MKM Partners
Gerdau (GGB) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
Paccar (PCAR) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Macquarie
Dentsply Sirona (XRAY) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Northcoast
First Solar (FSLR) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill
Take-Two (TTWO) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at BMO Capital


EARNINGS

Wednsday’s earnings reports (EST): 

Before the open: Brown-Forman (BF), Knot Offshore Partners (KNOP), SecureWorks (SCWX), Signet Jewelers (SIG), Vera Bradley (VRA)
After the close: ABM Industries (ABM), Couldera (CLDR), Comtech Telecommunications (CMTL), Five Below (FIVE), Goosehead Insurance (GSHD), Greif (GEF), Okta (OKTA), Rev Group (REVG), SeaChange International (SEAC), Thor Industries (THO), United Natural Foods (UNFI), Zscaler (ZS)

UPCOMING ECONOMIC NEWS

Wednesday’s economic reports (EST): 

MBA Mortgage Applications – 7:00am
International Trade in Goods – 8:30am
Productivity and Costs – 8:30am

METALS / OIL

Gold closed at $1,302.20 an ounce, up $4.90

Silver settled at $16.54 an ounce, up $0.11

Copper finished at $3.19 a pound, up $0.06

Crude Oil is at $65.37 a barrel, up $0.49

Bitcoin Investment Trust (GBTC) ended at $12.43 up $0.45





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