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*Caterpillar drags on Dow; Facebook at record on results. *Amazon shares fall after market's close; Baidu rallies. NEW YORK, July 24- U.S. stocks finished a quiet session mostly flat on Thursday as earnings painted a mixed picture of the economy, though the S&P 500 set another record closing high.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday: Pandora, Starbucks, Visa & more.
July 24- Visa Inc, the world's largest credit and debit card company, cut its revenue growth outlook for the year, citing a strengthening U.S. dollar. Visa's net income rose to $1.36 billion, or $2.17 per Class A share, in the third quarter ended June 30 from $1.23 billion, or $1.88 per Class A share, a year earlier.
*Caterpillar drags on Dow; Facebook stock at record on results. NEW YORK, July 24- U.S. stocks ended a quiet session on Thursday as earnings painted a mixed picture of the economy, though the S&P 500 set another record closing high. Recent gains on Wall Street have been fueled by earnings, which have been strong this quarter.
Starbucks is reporting Q3 EPS of $0.67 on revenues of $4.15 billion, with CNBC's Jane Wells.
Visa Inc, the world's largest credit and debit card company, reported an 11 percent rise in quarterly profit.
Visa is reporting Q3 EPS of $2.17 on revenues of $3.16 billion, with CNBC's Mary Thompson.
CNBC's Melissa Lee, Dominic Chu and contributor Herb Greenberg, preview the earnings for Pandora Media, Amazon and Stericycle.
U.S. stock index futures rose on Thursday, ahead of one of the heaviest days for U.S. and European second-quarter earnings.
An earnings deluge will hit the stock market Thursday, and analysts say that mostly good reports could continue to drive new highs.
U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, building on gains after CPI rose in June, with sentiment also stabilized by encouraging earnings reports.
Many investors, including Jim Cramer, found the relative strength in stocks somewhat curious, given the widespread geopolitical unrest.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Will this week's earnings reports really be enough to support the market?
Even as traders monitor the world's hot spots, corporate earnings news could be a positive for stocks in the week ahead.
Stocks rose Friday, with the S&P 500 rebounding from its largest drop since April 10.
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Visa Checkout is the latest effort to make the company relevant in a world of digital payments, reports Re/code.
NEW YORK, July 16- Even fund managers' best ideas are not working out this year.