Some of Tuesday's midday movers:» Read More
U.S. stocks end lower.
"I think you have to reassess the asset allocation story right now," Joe Terranova of Virtus Investment Partners says.
*Facebook volatile after results, Exxon shares higher. Expedia also advanced following its results, topping the S&P 500 percentage gainers, while Facebook Inc fluctuated between steep gains and losses.
McDonald's and Kraft Foods plan in 2014 to test sales of McCafe-branded coffees at grocery stores and other locations in U.S. markets.
U.S. stock index futures were mildly lower on Thursday after weekly data on the labor front and Exxon Mobil reported reported.
*Facebook rises in premarket, trading could be volatile. Optimism about earnings was boosted by Exxon Mobil Corp, one of the largest U.S. companies by market cap, which reported adjusted third-quarter earnings that beat expectations, sending shares 0.8 percent higher to $89.53 in premarket trading.
*Britain acting alone, hopes others will follow its lead. LONDON, Oct 31- A new database of company ownership details, designed to expose international money laundering and tax evasion schemes, will be opened up to public scrutiny, British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Thursday.
*Facebook rises in premarket, trading could be volatile. NEW YORK, Oct 31- U.S. stock index futures edged lower on Thursday, suggesting the market's rally may have run out of steam, as investors digested recent comments from the Federal Reserve.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
*Facebook rises in premarket, trading could be volatile. NEW YORK, Oct 31- U.S. stock index futures edged lower on Thursday, suggesting the market's rally may have run out of gas, as investors continued to digest recent comments from the Federal Reserve.
CNBC's Jane Wells digs into Starbucks' Q3 data and whether it truly was, as CEO Howard Schultz said, the best year in company history.
Stocks declined, with the S&P 500 halting a four-session record run, as Wall Street reacted to the Federal Reserve's decision to hold off on reducing its monetary stimulus.
*General Motors rallies, profit leaps on strong demand. *Facebook and Expedia rally in extended trading, Starbucks falls.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday:
Oct 30- Starbucks Corp's profit forecast for 2014 fell short of Wall Street's view, overshadowing fourth quarter profits that jumped 34 percent bolstered by strong traffic gains. Seattle- based Starbucks on Wednesday said it expects fiscal 2014 earnings in the range of $2.55 to $2.65 per share.
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz urges President Obama to work with Congress to refine the Affordable Care Act.
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz feels his latest quarter is a "significant accomplishment." He provides insight into the company's earnings data, its new Teavana bars in New York and how the political debate is impacting business.
Oct 30- Starbucks Corp reported a 34 percent jump in quarterly profit on Wednesday after a rise in visits caused a surprisingly big rise in cafe sales. Global sales at Starbucks cafes open at least 13 months jumped 7 percent, versus analysts' average estimate for a 6.7 percent rise, according to Consensus Metrix.
*General Motors rallies, profit leaps on strong demand. NEW YORK, Oct 30- U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 snapping a four-day streak of gains after the Federal Reserve said it had a weaker growth outlook for the economy, even as it held steady with its stimulus program for the time being.
Starbucks reported quarterly earnings that beat analysts' expectations on Wednesday, but revenue came in line.