U.S. Market:
AIG - 55.13 +0.15 0.273% Apple - 115.67 +1.04 0.907% Bank of America - 17.20 +0.10 0.585% Cisco - 27.695 -0.125 -0.449% Citigroup - 54.65 +0.29 0.533% Coca-Cola - 43.90 -0.64 -1.437% Facebook - 75.1401 -0.3199 -0.424% Ford - 16.11 +0.21 1.321% GE - 26.375 +0.325 1.248% Hewlett-Packard - 38.885 -0.065 -0.167% Intel - 37.69 +0.09 0.239% JPMorgan - 61.1199 +0.0399 0.065% McDonald's - 95.2215 +0.1115 0.117% Microsoft - 48.17 -0.29 -0.598% Pfizer - 31.38 -0.19 -0.602% Starbucks - 80.328 -0.042 -0.052%

GE 3Q earnings rise; revenue disappoints

General Electric Co.’s transformation into a more simple industrial company seems to be helping its bottom line.

FTSE ends lower on weaker miners, poor earnings

The London Stock Exchange is seen during the morning rush hour in the City of LondonLONDON (Reuters) – Britain's top share index fell on Friday on some disappointing earnings and weaker miners, although analysts said attractive valuations and an improving growth outlook were likely to keep its recent uptrend intact. The FTSE 100 index had risen for four straight days from Monday and ended 1.8 percent higher on the week, but fell on the last day as earnings reports from companies like Aggreko and McDonald's failed to impress. Miners meanwhile tracked metals lower on concerns about demand in top consumer China. UK miners fell 1.1 percent, mirroring losses of 1.8 to 2. …

Wall Street retreats on earnings disappointment

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock ExchangeNEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks fell on Friday in the wake of disappointing results from Microsoft and Google a day earlier, with shares of General Electric dropping nearly 3 percent after reporting improved profit but falling short of revenue estimates. Blue chip stocks led declines. General Electric Co shares fell 2.7 percent to $22.22 after the company reported quarterly revenue that was less than analysts had expected, crimped by a stronger dollar. Still, GE reported growth in quarterly profit as U.S. …

MARKET PULSE-GE, McDonald’s, Google, Microsoft, Marvell

Oct 19 (Reuters) – Some U.S. stocks on the move on Friday: (For more market insights, including options activity, clickon STXNEWS/US; for the Morning News Call newsletter click on http://link.reuters.com/faq23t; for the day ahead newsletter http://link.reuters.com/mex49s) WALL STREET OPENS LOWER AS EARNINGS DISAPPOINT Stocks opened lower following disappointing results fromMicrosoft and McDonald’s, while General Electric reportedrevenue that fell short of estimates. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 66.16 points,or 0.49 percent, to 13,482.78. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index slipped 5. …

Weakness from Microsoft, Google rattle markets

Microsoft and McDonald’s are leading a broad decline in the stock market after both companies posted sub-par results for the third quarter.

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