Dow Jones today finished around 1% higher along with the S&P 500 Index or SPX and Russell 2000. Overall, stocks closed off highs and rallied for the second straight session. Next, Renita Young weighs in on AMD Inc. (AMD) being upgraded to overweight from equal weight at Barclays. Also, activist investor Elliott Management makes a multi-billion dollar investment in Salesforce (CRM). Finally, the Wayfair (W) stock price rallied today after double upgrades from Bank of America and JPMorgan.