Stocks continued to trade mixed, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq performing best, despite a batch of largely stronger earnings reports. American Express fell, while HP rose.
The Dow opened flat despite largely stronger earnings reports before the bell, and as investors turn their attention to how finance ministers from the Group of 20 major advanced and developing countries will address currency tensions as they meet in Korea. American Express fell, while BofA rose.
Even though earnings have been solid this week, stocks have failed to get a big boost, as they have remained strongly tied to the dollar’s movements.
Stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open for Wall Street as investors turn their attention to a two-day meeting of finance ministers from the Group of 20 major advanced and developing countries in South Korea which starts on Friday and will address rising tensions over currency depreciation.
The falling dollar's strong grip on financial markets has inflated market expectations for the weekend G-20 finance ministers meeting in Korea, but the gathering is unlikely to end with little more than a few loose promises.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Friday, Oct. 22.
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Stocks trimmed gains amid light volume in a largely upbeat week for the market and as President Barack Obama holds a press conference focused on the U.S. economy. Honeywell and Altria rose, HP fell.
Stocks ended higher for a third session a day before investors get a better glimpse of the economy's health in the August jobs report. Alcoa rose, Merck fell.
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As the nation struggles with how to jump-start hiring in the US, one former CEO told CNBC Wednesday that a tax holiday for US-based multinationals could lead to job growth. However, experts on repatriation of profits say such breaks only rarely create jobs and the substantial amount saved by corporations on taxes usually lands in the hands of investors.
Honeywell CEO David Cote characterized his company's second quarter performance as a "rebound" on CNBC Monday, and said most sectors of the diversified U.S. manufacturer's businesses are strong.