Stocks Close Sharply Lower After Failed Recovery Attempt – U.S. Commentary

Stocks Close Sharply Lower After Failed Recovery Attempt – U.S. Commentary
After ending the previous session roughly flat, stocks moved sharply lower over the course of the trading day on Thursday. The major averages attempted a recovery after seeing early weakness but saw a significant pullback as the day progressed. The major averages ended the day firmly in negative territory. The Dow tumbled 327.23 points or 1.3 percent to 25,379.54, the... Read More

Intuitive Surgical stock rises after hours on earnings beat

Intuitive Surgical stock rises after hours on earnings beat
Intuitive Surgical Inc. ISRG, -3.80% shares rose in the extended session Thursday after the surgical robotics company topped Wall Street estimates for the quarter. Intuitive Surgical shares rose 2.4% after hours, following a 3.8% decline to close the regular session at $522.29. The company reported third-quarter net income of $292.5 million, or $2.45 a share, compared with $298.6 million, or... Read More

American Express beats Q3 views, raises full-year guidance

American Express beats Q3 views, raises full-year guidance
Shares of American Express Co. AXP, -1.44% rose 0.7% in the extended session Thursday after the credit card company reported third-quarter earnings above Wall Street expectations and raised its full-year guidance. American Express said it earned $1.65 billion, or $1.88 a share, in the quarter, compared with $1.36 billion in the year-ago period. Revenue rose 9% to $10.14 billion, from... Read More