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What: The pilot has turned on the fasten seatbelts sign. AMR
So what: The catalyst for this latest bump, I suspect, is word that Wall Street is now on board as well. Yesterday, investment banker Rodman & Renshaw upgraded AMR shares to "outperform," and slapped a $5 price target on the stock. Today, Dahlman "Rose" to the occasion and endorsed rivals Delta
Now what: Is Dahlman right? Is Rodman? Perhaps -- but I wouldn't bet on it. On CAPS, we have both of these analysts ranked among the worst investors on Wall Street, and historically twice as likely to be wrong on their stock picks as right. I suppose it's commendable, how they're showing solidarity with unprofitable, debt-laden AMR, arguably one of the worst airlines. But do I think you should actually follow their advice.
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