Oct 18- General Electric Co on Friday posted a record backlog of orders that the company said positioned it well for 2014, lifting shares and overshadowing a decline in quarterly profit and revenue. Orders grew 18 percent in the United States and 17 percent in Europe, helped by bookings for products such as wind turbines and oil pumps.
In his daily CNBC.com-only video clip, Art Cashin of UBS talks with Bob Pisani about why the expected post-debt deal selloff didn't materialize.
From Wall Street to Main Street, Beltway battles to eventful earnings, the "Fast Money" traders weighed in.
What to expect from Capital One, SunTrust and Schlumberger earnings with CNBC's Melissa Lee, Kayla Tausche and Jackie DeAngelis.
Oct 18- Honeywell International Inc on Friday reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue, due in part to supply problems at its defense unit, and the U.S. manufacturing conglomerate cut its full-year sales forecast.
Despite Google's big stock number, the company holds a strong valuation and remains a very attractive buy. CNBC's Sheila Dharmarajan reports from the floor at the NYSE.
CNBC's Mary Thompson speaks with Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman, who discusses cutting risk, increasing flow business and putting aside reserves for potential litigation.
Mark Newton, Greywolf Execution Partners, and CNBC's Carl Quintanilla discuss Google's record-breaking day. Newton thinks the stock will consolidate in the upcoming weeks.
Oct 18- Honeywell International Inc on Friday posted lower-than-expected quarterly revenue on weakness at its defense unit, and the U.S. manufacturing conglomerate cut its full-year sales forecast. Shares of Honeywell, which also makes cockpit electronics and systems to manage the climate and security of large buildings, fell nearly 3 percent.
*Google jumps more than 10 pct at open on results. NEW YORK, Oct 18- The S&P 500 index climbed to a new high at the start of trading Friday and was on track for its best weekly gain in more than three months, boosted by earnings from big companies like Google and Morgan Stanley.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports shares of Intuitive Surgical were hit hard after news sales of its da Vinci surgical robots declined.
How important is YouTube to Google's business? Ken Sena, Evercore, and Aaron Kessler, Raymond James, weigh in.
Google shares hit a new high after its Q3 earnings data beat estimates. Ken Sena, Evercore, makes the case for his "buy" rating on the stock, and Aaron Kessler, Raymond James, weighs in.
Oct 18- Morgan Stanley posted a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Friday as stock trading revenue jumped 31 percent, a surprisingly strong performance in a quarter when most rivals posted smaller gains or even declines in that business.
Google posted strong quarterly results beating Wall Street's expectations as ad volume grows. The stock flirts at the $1,000 level as the tech giant expanded its mobile and overseas businesses sending its shares to a record high. CNBC's Jim Cramer and David Faber discuss.
NEW YORK, Oct 18- Morgan Stanley, which has made a bigger bet on wealth management than any other major U.S. investment or commercial bank, said third-quarter pretax profit at its wealth unit nearly doubled to $1.9 billion from last year on a 6 percent lift in asset management fees.
*Cuts full-year profit forecast to $1.75- $1.85/ share. Oct 18- Cessna maker Textron Inc's profit fell 31 percent in the third quarter and the company warned on business jet deliveries in 2013 as small business owners delay spending. The company lowered its full-year profit forecast to $1.75- $1.85 per share from $1.90- $2.10.
NEW YORK, Oct 18- Wall Street rose at the open on Friday, helped by gains in big companies like Google Inc and Morgan Stanley following their results.
Shares of Chipotle are up sharply despite an earnings miss. The restaurant chain's Q3 revenues beat consensus, however, a price hike may be on the horizon to combat rising food costs. CNBC's Jim Cramer and David Faber discuss.
*Third-qtr adj profit from cont. ops $1.16/ shr vs est $1.10. *Expects revenue $3.5- $3.6 bln vs est $3.6 bln. Oct 18- Ingersoll-Rand Plc, the maker of Trane air conditioners and Thermo King refrigeration units, reported better-than-expected quarterly results, helped by rising demand for heating and cooling systems in a rebounding U.S. housing market.