Markets / Commentaries
Stock Market Today: October 27, 2016
William G. Ferguson, Robert Harrington, and Adam Rosner | 10/27/2016
The stock market put in another choppy, and somewhat weak, session today. At the end of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down nearly 30 points; the S&P 500 Index was off six points; and the NASDAQ was lower by 34 points. Market breadth was quite negative, as decliners easily outnumbered advancers on the NYSE.
Stocks / HighlightsDow 30 Earnings: Coca-Cola Third Quarter 2016
Robert M. Greene | 10/26/2016
Beverage giant Coca-Cola’s September-period results brought few surprises. Investors had a muted reaction to the latest earnings release, with the shares trading slightly higher.
Stocks / HighlightsDow 30 Earnings: Apple Inc. Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2016
Justin Hellman | 10/26/2016
Apple has reported solid, in-line results for the September period, though the Dow component, which has been a relative standout over the past few months, pulled back on the news.
Stocks / HighlightsDow 30 Earnings: Boeing Third Quarter 2016
Ian Gendler | 10/26/2016
Dow-30 component The Boeing Company has reported solid September-period financial results, and management raised its near-term guidance. That said, the stock price was down marginally in pre-market action on the news. For the quarter, the aerospace/defense behemoth posted revenues of $23.9 billion, which were in line with our estimate, and earnings of $2.62 a share.
Markets / CommentariesStock Market Today: October 26, 2016
William G. Ferguson, Robert Mitkowski, Robert Harrington | 10/26/2016
U.S. equities had an up-and-down performance on Wednesday. The market opened sharply lower this morning, but then rallied. Tempered enthusiasm from the oil sector led to a mid-afternoon selloff that slowly softened as the closing bell neared. This uneven activity is typical of the past several weeks, as investors look to gauge whether the Federal Reserve will modify its interest-rate policy in the near term.
Stocks / HighlightsDow 30 Earnings: Visa Inc. Fiscal Fourth Quarter 2016
Sharif Abdou | 10/25/2016
Shares of Visa (V) fell slightly after the electronic payments processor reported September-quarter results.
Stocks / HighlightsDow-30 Earnings: Procter and Gamble First Quarter Fiscal 2017
Matthew E. Spencer | 10/25/2016
Shares of Procter and Gamble (PG) moved nicely higher after the consumer products giant reported September-period results that were better than most on Wall Street had been looking for.
Stocks / HighlightsDow 30 Earnings: Merck Third Quarter 2016
Michael Ratty | 10/25/2016
New Jersey-based drugmaker and Dow-30 component Merck (MRK), reported third-quarter earnings of $0.78 a share, versus $0.64 in the comparable period of 2015.
Stocks / HighlightsDow 30 Earnings: 3M Company Third Quarter 2016
Andre Costanza | 10/25/2016
Diversified manufacturer and Dow-30 component 3M Company (MMM) posted softer-than-expected results for the September quarter, leaving investors unimpressed.