The markets closed mixed with the Dow falling 54 points to 13,035 manufacturing activity dropped in August but auto sales soared. Nasdaq rose 8 points to 3075. On the upside
Goldman Sachs analyst Brian Karimzad upgraded GameStop (NYSE: GME) to a Buy rating. Analysts expect Hovnanian Enterprises (NYSE: HOV) to narrow third quarter losses when the homebuilder reports earnings on Thursday before market open. An appeals court will allow Santarus (Nasdaq: SNTS) to sue Par Pharmaceuticals (NYSE: PRX) for infringing on patents for its heartburn drug Zegerid. On the downside Analysts expect Navistar (NYSE: NAV) to report a loss for the third quarter.Renren (NYSE: RENN) will change its business model from a social networking platform to mobile gaming and e-commerce site. A Seeking Alpha contributor cautioned investors to carefully read Digital Domain Media's (Nasdaq: DDMG) financials. In the broad market, advancing issues outpaced decliners by a margin of more than 7 to 5 on the NYSE and by nearly 5 to 3 on Nasdaq. The Russell 2000 which tracks small cap stocks soared 10 points to 822.