Stocks / Highlights
Dow 30 Earnings: Procter and Gamble Third Quarter Fiscal 2018
Orly Seidman | 04/19/2018
Investors seemed largely unimpressed with Procter and Gamble’s March-quarter financial results, as the stock price was down modestly this morning. The earnings report, however, was largely in line with our expectations.
Stocks / HighlightsDow 30 Earnings: American Express First Quarter 2018
Ian Gendler | 04/19/2018
Shares of American Express moved sharply higher after reporting better-than-expected March-period financial results.
Stocks / HighlightsDow 30 Earnings: International Business Machines First Quarter 2018
Theresa Brophy | 04/19/2018
Investors looking for signs that International Business Machines (IBM) was moving in the right direction may not have derived much encouragement from the company's March-quarter results. The provider of enterprise computing software, services, and hardware, made modest revenue progress in the opening quarter of 2018, but earnings slipped slightly. The stock plunged about 7% in value after the release.
Markets / CommentariesStock Market Today: April 19, 2018
Harvey S. Katz, CFA | 04/19/2018
Stocks moved lower today, but managed to regain some ground in the afternoon. At the end of trading, The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 83 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was off 15 points; and the NASDAQ was lower by 57 points.
Markets / CommentariesStock Market Today: April 18, 2018
Harvey S. Katz and Robert Mitkowski | 04/18/2018
The strong momentum that the Dow Jones Industrial Average enjoyed early this week faded today on a disappointing performance and prospects from International Business Machines (IBM). The Dow lost a little ground as a result, but the NASDAQ and the S&P 500 turned in slim gains, and market breadth was tilted to the upside.
Stocks / HighlightsDow 30 Earnings: Johnson and Johnson First Quarter 2018
James Flood | 04/17/2018
Johnson and Johnson’s adjusted first-quarter earnings were a bit better than most expected, but the stock ticked lower, nonetheless.
Stocks / HighlightsDow 30 Earnings: UnitedHealth Group First Quarter 2018
Erik M. Manning | 04/17/2018
Shares of UnitedHealth Group, (UNH) the nation's largest healthcare provider and a Dow-30 member, were up more than 3% after the company posted first-quarter results that topped expectations in terms of both revenues and earnings. Too, management upped its guidance for the full year.
Stocks / HighlightsDow 30 Earnings: Goldman Sachs First Quarter 2018
Adam James Platt | 04/17/2018
Goldman Sachs’ March-quarter performance was solid, but the earnings news still sent shares lower.
Markets / CommentariesStock Market Today: April 17, 2018
Harvey S. Katz, CFA and Robert Harrington | 04/17/2018
The major U.S. indexes rose strongly for the second time in as many days, as encouraging quarterly earnings from Corporate America continues to mute recent volatility. Today, the bulls were underpinned by a strong report from Netflix (NFLX).