ANALYST UPGRADES/DOWNGRADES

Target (TGT) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Cowen
Spark Therapeutics (ONCE) upgraded to Strong Buy from Outperform at Raymond James
USA Compression (USAC) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital
Frontier Communications (FTR) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at UBS
Mindbody (MB) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
Zillow (Z) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Zelman

EARNINGS

Thursday’s earnings announcements (EST): 

Before the open: ​AstraZeneca (AZN), Cardinal Health (CAH), DR Horton (DHI), Endo International (ENDP), Fly Leasing (FLY), Gannett (GCI), Johnson Controls (JCI), Magna International (MGA), Nomad Foods (NOMD), Olympic Steel (ZEUS), Perrigo (PRGO), Scientific Games (SGMS), Telus (TU), Worldpay (WP)

After the close: Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Bojangles’ (BOJA), Clearwater Paper (CLW), Dropbox (DBX), Funko (FNKO), Hanger (HNGR), Hertz Global Holdings (HTZ), InnerWorkings (INWK), Joint (JYNT), One Stop Systems (OSS), PDF Solutions (PDFS), Redfin (RDFN), Skyworks Solutions (SWKS), Trade Desk (TTD), ViewRay (VRAY), Walt Disney (DIS), Yelp (YELP)


UPCOMING ECONOMIC NEWS
Thursday’s Economic Reports (EST):
Jobless Claims – 8:30am
FOMC Meeting Announcement – 2:00pm

METALS / OIL

Gold closed at $1,228.70 an ounce, up $2.40
Silver settled at $14.57 an ounce, up $0.07

Copper finished at $2.75 a pound, up $0.02

Crude Oil is at $62.72 a barrel, up $0.51

Bitcoin Investment Trust (GBTC) ended at $7.72 up $0.23

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