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  • UPDATE 1-Skechers profit soars on runaway shoe sales Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 7:18 PM ET

    April 22- Skechers USA Inc posted a near-fivefold jump in quarterly profit after its new footwear designs sold well in the United States and abroad, sending shares of the company up 14 percent after the bell. Skechers, whose larger rivals include Nike Inc and Adidas AG, said it expected U.S. and international demand to stay strong for the rest of the year.

  • April 22- Chipmaker Skyworks Solutions Inc's second-quarter results and current-quarter forecast beat Wall Street estimates, helped by strong sales of chips used to connect machines to the Internet.

  • Yum Brands' China restaurant sales improve Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 6:10 PM ET

    KFC parent Yum Brands on Tuesday said first-quarter sales at established restaurants in China, its top market, rose 9 percent.

  • April 22- Life-science tool maker Illumina Inc reported a better-than-expected jump in quarterly revenue, helped by strong sales of its gene-sequencing products. The company's net income rose to $60 million, or 40 cents per share, in the first quarter ended March 31, from a loss of $22.6 million, or 18 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • April 22- Cree Inc, a maker of light emitting diodes, reported a lower-than-expected quarterly revenue, sending its shares down 8 percent in extended trading. The company's net income rose to $28.2 million, or 23 cents per share, in the third quarter ended March 30 from $22.2 million, or 19 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • Netflix and Harley-Davidson are big market movers Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 4:59 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Harley-Davidson Inc., up $4.33 to $71.87. The Interpublic Group of Cos. Inc., up 49 cents to $17.36.

  • April 22- Footwear maker Skechers USA Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly results, helped by strong sales to U.S. and international wholesale customers. Net income attributable to Skechers jumped to $30.9 million, or 61 cents per share, in the first quarter ended March 31 from $6.6 million, or 13 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • April 22- JetBlue Airways Corp pilots voted on Tuesday to join the Air Line Pilots Association union, opting to have a bargaining agent after rejecting unionization in two prior votes. Shares of JetBlue were down 1.9 percent to $8.59 in afternoon trading.

  • JetBlue pilots vote to join union; shares fall Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 2:48 PM ET

    April 22- JetBlue Airways Corp pilots voted on Tuesday to join the Air Line Pilots Association union, becoming the first employee group at the discount carrier to choose a bargaining agent. JetBlue has about 2,600 pilots. Shares of JetBlue were down about 3 percent at $8.48 on Tuesday afternoon on the Nasdaq.

  • April 22- Shares of Arotech Corp, a maker of lithium batteries for military tanks, fell as much as 17.5 percent after a report on stock commentary website Seeking Alpha said its shares were not worth more that $2, less than half of Monday's closing price.

  • Pentair shares skid after 1Q revenue falls Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 1:11 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Pentair's stock slumped Tuesday after the flow-control company posted an unexpected decline in revenue. Pentair said its total revenue fell 3 percent. Shares of Pentair lost $4.77, or 6 percent, to $75.71 in afternoon trading.

  • April 22- Harley-Davidson Inc shares surged nearly 9 percent on Tuesday after the iconic U.S. motorcycle maker posted a better-`than-expected quarterly profit, lifted by strong international demand.

  • April 22- Shares of Arotech Corp, a maker of lithium batteries for military tanks, fell as much as 17.5 percent after a report on stock commentary website Seeking Alpha said its shares were not worth more that $2, less than half of Monday's closing price.

  • *Netflix up after results, Facebook gains on update. Dow components Travelers Cos Inc and United Technologies Corp both reported first-quarter earnings that beat expectations, and United Tech raised the low end of its full-year profit outlook. Shares of Travelers rose 0.2 percent to $86.58 while United Tech was up 1.2 percent at $119.69.

  • *Netflix up after results, Facebook gains on update. Dow components Travelers Cos Inc and United Technologies Corp both reported first-quarter earnings that beat expectations, and United Tech raised the low end of its full-year profit outlook. Shares of Travelers rose 0.7 percent to $87.04 while United Tech was up 1 percent at $119.49.

  • Ahead of the Bell: Shares of drugmaker Lilly slip Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 9:20 AM ET

    Eli Lilly and Co. received a key regulatory approval for a new cancer treatment Monday evening, but the drugmaker's shares slipped in premarket trading Tuesday after Lilly also announced a $5.4 billion acquisition.

  • April 22- Xerox Corp cut its full-year earnings forecast as growth stalled in its services business and margins contracted due to higher investment on U.S. health insurance exchange platforms, sending its shares down about 5 percent in premarket trading.

  • April 22- Harley-Davidson Inc posted a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday, lifted by strong sales growth outside its core North American market, and its shares rose more than 7 percent.

  • BEIJING, April 22- Hong Kong shares edged lower on Tuesday, dragged down by losses in China Resources Power after Chinese authorities said they were probing the head of its parent group for corruption. The China Enterprises Index of the leading offshore Chinese listings in Hong Kong ended down 0.5 percent.

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were up at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $48.75. DuPont Co. rose$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $67.03.

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