What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, April 28.
Stocks continued to gain before the market closed Thursday although many tech stocks slipped after mixed earnings reports and ahead of Microsoft's results, which will be released later today.
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Stocks traded mixed after news that pending home sales rose 5.1 percent, and a slew of companies delivered a mixed batch of earnings, a day after the market hit record multi-year highs across-the-board.
Stock index futures fell slightly ahead of the open on Wall Street Thursday after news that the economy slowed in the first quarter, and jobless claims rose more than expected.
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Elevated jobless claims or a very weak reading on first quarter GDP Thursday could give the markets pause, as investors continue to pick apart the Fed's commitment to its easing policies.
"We are 12 percent away from the all-time record highs, so now is a great time to focus and rethink strategies and be mindful of risk,” said Bill Spiropoulos, CEO of CoreStates Capital Advisors.
The Fed in the week ahead is expected to officially signal the long-anticipated shift away from one of its most controversial easy money policies, even as new data is likely to show the economy grew at a more sluggish pace in the first quarter.
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Stocks ended off the highs of the day as technology slumped, but a surprisingly strong jobs report gave a lift to the market as it ended higher for a second straight week. Caterpillar and GE rose, while Intel fell.
Stocks recovered some ground in the final minutes of trading on the strength of industrials and financials after what had largely been an upbeat session following a surprisingly strong March jobs report. Caterpillar and GE rose, while Intel fell.
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US Treasurys should “definitely” be shorted, as rising rates are going to be a concern once the fears over Japan and Middle East settle, according to James Shelton, CIO of Kanaly Trust.
Even as food prices continue to climb, the following consumer staple companies should still have pricing power, said Jonathan Feeney, senior analyst at Janney Capital Markets.
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Diet Coke climbed past Pepsi-Cola to become the No. 2 carbonated soft drink in the country, just behind Coke. It's a historic win for Coca-Cola in its decades-old rivalry with PepsiCo, but it's also a big victory for diet soft drinks, which have been steadily gaining ground as consumers shift to lower-calorie beverages.