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IBM tugs Dow lower; S&P 500 up after rough week

A rare earnings miss for IBM tugged the Dow Jones industrial average lower on Friday, while the rest of the market headed toward slight gains after a turbulent week. Quarterly earnings for the country's largest provider of computer services fell short of forecasts for the first time since 2005.Read more on NewsOK.com


Stocks on Wall St. Fall Sharply on Weak Earnings Reports

Weak earnings from several large companies and a credit rating downgrade of several regions in Spain raised concerns about a slowing global economy... The Dow Jones industrial average finished the day down 1.8 percent, or 243.36 points, to end at 13,102.53, its worst performance since June. The losses added to the big declines on Friday, and dropped leading indexes to their lowest levels since early September, before the Federal Reserve announced its latest monetary stimulus program.


Weak earnings season casts a pall over stocks

Expectations for third quarter earnings reports were dismal. But a recent flurry of high-profile reports has investors scowling even more at the weak revenue numbers.


Stocks surge to best gain in a month

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Stocks soared Tuesday, as investors welcomed a slew of solid earnings and after a German investor confidence survey surprised on the upside and Spanish benchmark yields eased.


After Jumping, Google Shares Fully Valued At $600

Google recently announced its Q2 2011 earnings on July 14, 2011. [1] For the quarter, total advertising revenues surged by about 33% over Q2 2010 values driven by increased paid clicks as well as higher cost-per-click rates over the same quarter last year.


Dow, Nasdaq have best month of the year

Dow, Nasdaq have best month of the year

Caterpillar drove the Dow Jones industrial average higher Friday after the company reported a huge gain in first-quarter earnings. The world's largest maker of mining and construction equipment rose 2.5 percent after its earnings increased more than five-fold. The company also raised its sales and profit forecast for the year.


Stocks Slip Deep in the Red on Bank Earnings

U.S. markets experienced a steep selloff Friday as disappointing earnings reports from major corporate icons and depressing consumer sentiment report pushed the Dow down 250 points.


Berkshire Book Value Gains 19.8%

A strong stock market and a steady stream of premiums from its vast insurance holdings helped Berkshire Hathaway Inc. bounce back last year from a rough 2008 but the company underperformed the broader market, results released early Saturday showed.


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