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Twitter jumped sharply on Tuesday after the social media company easily topped earnings and revenue expectations.
*Merck up as results beat expectations, but Pfizer slips. United Parcel Service shares fell 3.7 percent to $98.86 after the world's biggest courier company slashed its earnings forecast for the year due to spending to boost capacity. Rival shipping company FedEx Corp was down 1.6 percent at $147.14.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 29- Twitter Inc's monthly active users rose a better-than-expected 24 percent in the second quarter as the online messaging service mostly succeeded in stemming a dwindling pace of growth, sending its shares soaring almost 30 percent after hours.
Louis Basenese, Disruptive Tech Research, and Robert Luna, Surevest Wealth Management, provide instant analysis to Twitter's quarterly numbers.
Stocks fell Tuesday as geopolitical issues came back into play, offsetting upbeat earnings.
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo says Twitter is implementing its product road map to accelerate user growth.
On Tuesday, Twitter reported a 124 percent jump in quarterly revenue to $312 million, beating Wall Street's expectation for $283.1 million.
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo discusses the sustainability of revenue growth and new security measures taken.
Discussing what drove revenue and user growth in Q2, with Twitter CEO Dick Costolo.
Twitter is reporting Q2 EPS of $0.02 on revenue of $312 million, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Bond prices were higher on Tuesday after the U.S. government's auction of five-year Treasury notes, the second of three debt auctions this week.
SEATTLE, July 29- Microsoft Corp's hardware chief gave employees a sneak peek at a' selfie' phone featuring a 5 megapixel forward-facing camera at an internal meeting this week, a source at the company said on Tuesday.
SEATTLE, July 29- Microsoft Corp's hardware chief gave employees a sneak peak at a' selfie' phone featuring a 5 megapixel forward-facing camera at an internal meeting this week, a source at the company said on Tuesday.
The new generation of Internet stocks couldn't be more different those in 1999, veteran industry watchers say.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo once had a career in comedy. That sense of humor may come in handy right about now.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche and Julia Boorstin discuss today's "Power Lunch" story: the increasing pressure ahead of Twitter's earnings out this afternoon.
The FMHR traders, and Zach Seward of Quartz, discuss whether Facebook or Twitter has more upside.
Are Facebook and Twitter just "apples and oranges?" Zach Seward of Quartz, shares his opinions, and the FMHR traders weigh in.
Discussing Twitter's user growth in Q2 and when the volatile stock will stabilize, with Scott Kessler, S&P Capital IQ senior equity analyst.