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Key Analysts’ Recommendations for Tuesday

Baidu: Raymond James cut to market perform from outperform on lower margin outlook and mobile uncertainty. BlackRock: BMO raised price target to $255 from $240; rating outperform to incorporate updated views following recent earnings reports

Canadian Stocks to Watch Wednesday

WestJet Airlines, Canada’s second-biggest airline, is expected to report fourth quarter results. The market will be looking for details on WestJet’s planned introduction of its premium economy seating, the first such move by the

Market News Makers for February 5th

Ally Financial, the auto lender majority-owned by the U.S. government, reports fourth-quarter earnings and provides an update on its efforts to reimburse taxpayers for bailouts during the financial crisis. The lender’s mortgage unit filed

Aflac Leads Tuesday Earnings Charge

Stocks tumbled Monday after disappointing factory orders data, while Treasuries gained on bargain hunting and safe-haven buying. The euro slipped as worries about the euro zone crisis resurfaced. Oil prices settled lower and gold