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It's make-or-break time for the first-quarter earnings season, and it comes just as the stock market is showing signs of strain.
Stryker pulled back after running hard in January, and now the bulls are looking for more upside.
More than 93 percent of the S&P 500 are trading above their moving 50-day moving average.
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Earnings beats from Google and IBM boosted Apple stock on Wednesday, as traders bet the one-time darling could regain some of its luster when it reports earnings after the bell.
"I think the market is psychologically prepared to continue without Apple, and if Apple gets involved, it could give it a little bit of an adrenalin shot," one pro said.
A flood of earnings reports, including major technology and industrial companies, could make or break the stock market’s surprise January rally in the week ahead.
Asian shares ended higher on Friday as encouraging data from the United States and China boosted prospects for the global economy, while the yen hit new lows ahead of next week's Bank of Japan meeting. Both Tokyo and Hong Kong stock markets surged to multi-month highs on the upbeat sentiment.
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Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
These companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday:
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KALAMAZOO, Mich.-- Medical device maker Stryker Corp. cut its 2012 net income forecast on Wednesday and issued a disappointing outlook for 2013, pointing to weak sales of equipment and the sluggish economy in Europe. "We expect market conditions to remain challenging in Europe and for capital equipment," President and CEO Kevin Lobo said in a press release.
KALAMAZOO, Mich.-- Medical device maker Stryker Corp. said Tuesday that it reached a deal to buy privately held Surpass Medical Ltd. for $100 million in cash, plus up to $35 million in milestone payments.
NEW YORK-- Shares of orthopedic implant makers mostly traded higher Thursday, but analysts said industry bellwether Biomet's earnings are cause for concern.
Oct 5- U.S. health regulators warned on Friday against the use of systems made by Stryker Corp for removing surgical waste from patients after receiving reports of one death and one serious injury due to tissue damage.
*FDA says received 1 report of serious injury and 1 report of death related to. *FDA says death& injury reports indicate usage instructions on Stryker's. *FDA says healthcare providers should not use the affected devices unless.