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*Microsoft, Google tumble after results miss. NEW YORK, July 19- The Dow and Nasdaq stock gauges fell on Friday as disappointing results from Microsoft and Google dragged on the market, while the S&P 500 index edged up to end at a second straight record high.
*Microsoft, Google tumble after results miss. NEW YORK, July 19- The Dow and Nasdaq fell on Friday, led by losses in tech shares after disappointing results from Microsoft and Google. Microsoft Corp was the biggest drag on all three major indexes, with the Nasdaq showing the steepest declines.
*Microsoft, Google tumble after results miss. NEW YORK, July 19- U.S. stocks dipped on Friday, edging back from record highs as the technology sector weighed heavily a day after Microsoft and Google reported disappointing results. Microsoft slumped 10.9 percent to $31.56, while Google lost 1.1 percent to $901.50.
*Microsoft, Google tumble after results miss. NEW YORK, July 19- U.S. stocks fell on Friday, pulling back from the previous session's record highs as investors locked in gains following disappointing results from tech giants Microsoft and Google. Microsoft slumped 8.6 percent to $32.40, while Google tumbled 3.4 percent to $879.750.
*Microsoft, Google tumble after results miss. NEW YORK, July 19- Wall Street was set to open little changed on Friday, in the wake of disappointing results from tech giants Microsoft and Google, suggesting investors may pause after recent gains that took the Dow and S&P 500 to closing highs on Thursday.
U.S. stock index futures were lower Friday, a day after the Dow and the S&P 500 rallied to fresh closing and intraday highs, pressured by some disappointing earnings reports.
July 19- A three-decade high for drilling activity outside North America lifted Schlumberger Ltd to its seventh straight estimate-topping quarterly profit, while U.S.-focused Baker Hughes Inc came up short in a tough quarter at home.
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*Microsoft, Google tumble after results miss. NEW YORK, July 19- U.S. stock index futures were mixed on Friday, after the Dow and S&P 500 closed at record highs a day earlier, in the wake of disappointing results from tech giants Microsoft and Google.
July 19- Baker Hughes Inc, the world's third-largest oilfield services provider, reported a lower-than-expected second-quarter profit due mainly to weak margins in North America.
July 19- Schlumberger Ltd, the world's largest oilfield services company, posted a better-than-expected profit for the seventh quarter as drilling activity outside North America touched a 30- year high. Schlumberger shares rose 2 percent to $80 in trading before the bell on Friday.
July 19- Schlumberger Ltd, the world's largest oilfield services company, reported a 49 percent jump in quarterly profit as drilling activity outside North America touched a 30- year high. Net income rose to $2.10 billion, or 1.57 per share, in the second quarter, from $1.40 billion, or $1.05 per share, a year earlier. Revenue rose 8 percent to $11.18 billion.
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