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MINNEAPOLIS _ Valspar Corp. on Tuesday reported earnings of $108.1 million in its fiscal fourth quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.15 per share. Analysts expected $1.19 billion, according to Zacks.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a lower open on Tuesday, as fears that China's central bank will not provide stimulus to boost its economy saw the Shanghai Composite fall to a one-week low.
Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Shares of homebuilders surged Thursday more than 3 percent, but the “Fast Money” pros said the better play might be in related companies.
Stocks tumbled as the unrest in Libya—and the cut-off in Libyan oil supplies—sent oil prices soaring and gave skittish investors a reason to sell stocks in a market that had climbed to multi-year highs. Alcoa and JPMorgan fell, while Kraft gained.
Stocks held steep losses into the close as the unrest in Libya sent oil prices soaring and gave skittish investors a reason to sell stocks in a market that had climbed to multi-year highs. Alcoa and Bank of America fell, hwile Kraft rose.
As countries expand efforts to gain Western technology, U.S. firms risk having employees expose secrets, reports the New York Times.
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