Earnings surprises

FILE - In this June 26, 2019, file photo a worker sorts through items and places orders at the Amazon Fulfillment Center in Staten Island in New York. Amazon.com Inc. reports financial earns on Thursday, Oct. 24. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
October 24, 2019 - 5:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon's push for faster delivery is hurting its profits. The online retailer said third-quarter profit fell 26% from a year ago, missing Wall Street expectations. Its stock sunk 7% in after-hours trading. Amazon is moving to cut its delivery time in half, to one day instead of two...
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FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2019, photo stock prices are displayed at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, Oct. 24. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
October 24, 2019 - 5:45 pm
Solid profits and forecasts from several technology companies helped lift U.S. stocks to modest gains Thursday, nudging the S&P 500 within striking distance of its all-time high. The benchmark index wavered between small gains and losses through much of the day as investors reviewed another...
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FILE - In this June 26, 2019, file photo a worker sorts through items and places orders at the Amazon Fulfillment Center in Staten Island in New York. Amazon.com Inc. reports financial earns on Thursday, Oct. 24. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
October 24, 2019 - 4:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon's push for faster delivery is hurting its profits. The online retailer reported third-quarter earnings Thursday that missed expectations. Its stock sunk 9% in after-hours trading. Amazon is moving to cut its delivery time in half, to one day instead of two, for Prime members...
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FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2019, photo stock prices are displayed at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, Oct. 24. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
October 24, 2019 - 1:58 pm
Stock indexes were mixed in afternoon trading on Wall Street Thursday as solid profits and forecasts from several technology companies offset a batch of disappointing earnings reports. The S&P 500 was essentially flat after spending much of the day wobbling between small gains and losses...
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FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2019, photo stock prices are displayed at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, Oct. 24. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
October 24, 2019 - 12:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks wobbled between small gains and losses in midday trading on Wall Street Thursday as solid profit and forecasts from several technology companies offset a mixed batch of earnings from the rest of the market. Microsoft rose 2% after handily beating Wall Street's quarterly...
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FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2019, photo stock prices are displayed at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, Oct. 24. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
October 24, 2019 - 10:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks wobbled between small gains and losses in early trading on Wall Street Thursday as investors reviewed a mixed batch of corporate profits and financial forecasts. Technology stocks made the strongest gains. Microsoft rose 1.5% after handily beating Wall Street's quarterly...
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FILE- In this Feb. 14, 2019, file photo a wheel on a 2019 Ford Expedition 4x4 is displayed at the 2019 Pittsburgh International Auto Show in Pittsburgh. Ford Motor Co. reports financial earns on Wednesday, Oct. 23. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
October 23, 2019 - 6:05 pm
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford Motor Co.'s third-quarter net income tumbled nearly 60% as the company booked $1.5 billion in charges mainly for restructuring, and Chinese and U.S. sales fell. The Dearborn, Michigan, automaker knocked a half-billion dollars off its full-year pretax earnings guidance...
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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2019, file photo a Microsoft Surface Pro 7 is displayed in New York. Microsoft Corp. reports financial earns on Wednesday, Oct. 23. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
October 23, 2019 - 5:54 pm
REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft on Wednesday reported its latest solid quarterly report card to Wall Street, buoyed by another round of business customers signing up for its cloud computing services. The company reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $10.7 billion, up 21% from the same period last...
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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2019, file photo a Microsoft Surface Pro 7 is displayed in New York. Microsoft Corp. reports financial earns on Wednesday, Oct. 23. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
October 23, 2019 - 4:52 pm
REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft on Wednesday reported its latest solid quarterly report card to Wall Street, buoyed by another round of business customers signing up for its cloud computing services. The company reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $10.68 billion. The net income of $1.38 per...
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FILE- In this Feb. 14, 2019, file photo a wheel on a 2019 Ford Expedition 4x4 is displayed at the 2019 Pittsburgh International Auto Show in Pittsburgh. Ford Motor Co. reports financial earns on Wednesday, Oct. 23. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
October 23, 2019 - 4:38 pm
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford Motor Co.'s third-quarter net income tumbled nearly 60% as the company booked $1.5 billion in charges mainly for restructuring, and Chinese and U.S. sales fell. The Dearborn, Michigan, automaker knocked a half-billion dollars off its full-year pretax earnings guidance...
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