Earnings surprises

FILE - In this July 22, 2019, file photo traders James Riley, left, and Mark Muller work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, Aug. 1. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
August 01, 2019 - 10:23 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks moved higher in early trading on Wall Street Thursday as investors focused on several solid earnings reports after a late bout of selling the day before. Investors are nearing the end of a busy week that included Wednesday's widely anticipated quarter-point cut to the Federal...
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A television monitor on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange headlines the rate decision of the Federal Reserve, Wednesday, July 31, 2019. The Federal Reserve is cutting its key interest rate for the first time in a decade to try to counter threats ranging from uncertainties caused by President Donald Trump's trade wars to chronically low inflation and a dim global outlook. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
July 31, 2019 - 4:45 pm
Stocks fell and bond yields rose on Wall Street Wednesday after the Federal Reserve lowered its key interest rate for the first time in a decade but left investors feeling uncertain about the likelihood of further cuts. The quarter-point cut announced by the central bank was widely expected, so...
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A television monitor on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange headlines the rate decision of the Federal Reserve, Wednesday, July 31, 2019. The Federal Reserve is cutting its key interest rate for the first time in a decade to try to counter threats ranging from uncertainties caused by President Donald Trump's trade wars to chronically low inflation and a dim global outlook. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
July 31, 2019 - 3:49 pm
Stocks fell and bond yields rose on Wall Street Wednesday after the Federal Reserve lowered its key interest rate for the first time in a decade but left investors feeling uncertain about the likelihood of further cuts. The quarter-point cut announced by the central bank was widely expected, so...
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A television monitor on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange headlines the rate decision of the Federal Reserve, Wednesday, July 31, 2019. The Federal Reserve is cutting its key interest rate for the first time in a decade to try to counter threats ranging from uncertainties caused by President Donald Trump's trade wars to chronically low inflation and a dim global outlook. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
July 31, 2019 - 2:55 pm
Major U.S. stock indexes are falling Wednesday after the Federal Reserve cut its key interest rate for the first time in a decade. In a widely expected move, the central bank announced a quarter-point cut in its benchmark interest rate, which affects many loans for households and businesses. Some...
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Trader Tommy Kalikas, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, July 31, 2019. Stocks are opening slightly higher on Wall Street led by gains in Apple and other technology companies. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
July 31, 2019 - 1:42 pm
Stocks edged higher on Wall Street in afternoon trading Wednesday ahead of a highly anticipated announcement from the Federal Reserve on interest rates. Wall Street's main focus is the central bank's decision on interest rates this afternoon. Investors have been betting that it will cut rates for...
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FILE - In this Friday, July 19 2019, file photo specialist Mark Otto, left, and trader Fred DeMarco work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, July 26. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
July 26, 2019 - 4:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks pushed to record heights Friday following strong profit reports from Google's parent company, Twitter and other big corporations. Companies are nearly midway through earnings reporting season, and results have generally been better than the dismal expectations that...
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FILE - In this Friday, July 19 2019, file photo specialist Mark Otto, left, and trader Fred DeMarco work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, July 26. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
July 26, 2019 - 12:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes rose Friday following strong profit reports from Google's parent company, Twitter and other big corporations. The S&P 500 again flirted with its record and was on track to close out its third winning week in the last four. Companies are nearly midway through...
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In this June 25, 2019 photo a sign is displayed outside a McDonald's restaurant in Pittsburgh. McDonald's Corp. reports financial earnings on Friday, July 26. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
July 26, 2019 - 9:15 am
CHICAGO (AP) — McDonald's is reporting its 16th consecutive bump in comparable-store sales globally. The company on Friday posted earnings of $1.52 billion, or $1.97 per share. Earnings, adjusted for restructuring costs, came to $2.05 per share, which was a penny shy of expectations, according to...
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July 26, 2019 - 8:33 am
CHICAGO (AP) — McDonald's is reporting its 16th consecutive bump in comparable-store sales globally. The company on Friday posted earnings of $1.52 billion, or $1.97 per share. Earnings, adjusted for restructuring costs, came to $2.05 per share, which was a penny shy of expectations, according to...
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In this July 20, 2019, photo a Coca-Cola billboard is shown over left field at SunTrust Park during a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and Atlanta Braves in Atlanta. The Coca-Cola Co. reports earnings Tuesday, July 23. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
July 23, 2019 - 6:06 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Coca-Cola shares hit a record high after the company upped its full-year revenue expectations and said it's winning customers with new drinks like low-sugar sodas and iced coffees. Shares of Coca-Cola Co. rose 6% to close at $54.33 Tuesday. Coke's shares first rose above $50 in early...
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