In addition to declaring Fusion-io (FIO -1.9%) a sell, Craig-Hallum's Richard Shannon started...

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In addition to declaring Fusion-io (FIO -1.9%) a sell, Craig-Hallum's Richard Shannon started coverage on solid-state drive vendor STEC (STEC +7.7%) with a Buy. Though it's had a difficult 2011 marked by earnings warnings and an SEC investigation, Shannon expects STEC's next-gen controller technology to spur a turnaround, given its ability to improve performance and endurance for less costly solutions.