Earnings surprises

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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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2019, file photo specialist Brian Fairbrother, left, and trader Philip Powers work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, Oct. 17. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 17, 2019 - 1:45 pm
Stocks moved broadly higher in afternoon trading on Wall Street Thursday after several large companies delivered surprisingly good results. A breakthrough in negotiations over Britain's exit from the European Union also injected confidence into markets and prompted investors to move money into...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2019, file photo specialist Brian Fairbrother, left, and trader Philip Powers work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, Oct. 17. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 17, 2019 - 12:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks moved broadly higher in midday trading on Wall Street Thursday after several large companies delivered surprisingly good results. A breakthrough in negotiations over Britain's exit from the European Union also injected confidence into markets and prompted investors to move...
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FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2019, file photo traders Ashley Lara and John Santiago confer as they work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, Oct. 16. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 16, 2019 - 12:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks erased an early loss and were little changed in midday trading Wednesday. A potential settlement in the opioid epidemic involving some of the nation's largest drug distributors lifted the health care sector. Homebuilders benefited from a surprisingly good survey on sales...
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