US STOCKS-Wall St ends up slightly, Apple halted after results
Published: Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 8:48 PM ET
By: Atossa Araxia Abrahamian
*Apple falls short of earnings expectations. After the close of trading, Apple Inc, the most valuable public company in the United States, posted quarterly earnings that fell short of expectations. Apple's earnings per share came in at $8.67, compared with Wall Street's estimate for $8.75 a share.