Markets in mainland China, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia and India were down. Microsoft said net income fell a worse-than-expected 22 percent to $4.47 billion in the fiscal first quarter, which ended Sept. 30. Microsoft shares fell in after-hours trading.
SURPRISE, SURPRISE: Google lost control of its own data and released its third-quarter earnings more than three hours before the report was supposed to go out. WHAT WENT WRONG: The company blamed a printer for prematurely filing a copy of its third-quarter report with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
European Union leaders opened a two-day meeting in Brussels on Thursday and took a critical step by agreeing to create a banking supervisor to oversee institutions in the 17 countries using the euro. South Korea's Kospi lost 0.9 percent to 1,942.47 and Australia's S&P/ASX 200 fell 0.1 percent to 4,554.50.
CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar takes on the challenge of the daily stock in 60 seconds segment and looks at Google, whose shares dived 9% on weak Q3 earnings and revenue.
Some high-profile earnings misses soured sentiment ahead of Friday’s reports from two big Dow stocks — McDonald’s and General Electric.
Google's printers prematurely released the company's earnings, and the stock weakened until trading was halted. Don Luskin, Trend Macro CIO, discusses the state of the U.S. stock market, and the upcoming elections.
Brian Wieser, Sr. Research Analyst, Pivotal Research Group shares his take on Google's latest earnings report.
Dodge Dorland, Chairman & Chief Investment Officer, Landor & Fuest Capital Managers says that he is heavily invested in financials, and is looking at higher yielding alternatives within the market.
Kathy Lien, Managing Director, BK Asset Management and Dodge Dorland, Chairman & Chief Investment Officer, Landor & Fuest Capital Managers weigh in on Google's earnings mishap.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Google's Larry Page wrapped up the tech giant's earnings conference call moments ago.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports an update from Google's earnings conference call.
Larry Haverty, Gabelli Multimedia Trust, offers a shareholder's reaction to Google's earnings disappointment today.
NEW YORK-- Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market:. Nokia Corp., down 14 cents at $2.80. Supervalu Inc., up 10 cents at $2.14.
Insight on Google's conference call, with Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray, and CNBC's Julia Boorstin & Kayla Tausche.
The Google conference call is just moments away, with CNBC¿s Kayla Tausche and Julia Boorstin.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday.
NOT FEELING LUCKY: Google inadvertently released a disappointing earnings report early, and its stock plunged. Google ended the day down more than $60 per share, or 8 percent. EARNINGS WATCH: BB&T, Philip Morris International and Boston Scientific all fell after reporting disappointing earnings.
Donald Trump, Trump Organization, says he recently bought Facebook shares and also weighs in on Google's stock decline this afternoon.
A sharp drop in Google's stock dragged the Nasdaq composite down 1 percent after a weak earnings report for the company was inadvertently released hours ahead of schedule. The Nasdaq lost 31 points to close at 3,073. An 8 percent drop in Google, the third-largest component in the Nasdaq after Apple and Microsoft, was a big factor.
NEW YORK-- Google plummeted almost $80 per share, more than 10 percent, and trading in the stock was halted two and a half hours Thursday after a disappointing earnings report was published ahead of schedule and surprised investors. Google was trading at $754 per share at 12:30 p.m. EDT, then fell almost $20 in a minute after investors saw the report, a draft.