A Greek deal led the way.
Archive for February 21st, 2012
Shares in Dell (NASDAQ:DELL – News) fell close to 5 per cent in after-hours trading on Tuesday after the computer maker missed fourth quarter profit targets, citing disruptions to the supply chain caused by flooding …
It came and went in a flash each time, a number on a board for mere seconds, but its symbolic power couldn’t be dismissed.
Stocks Mixed; Herbalife Gains After Hours
Financial stocks fail to defend earlier gains and close down marginally on Tuesday as the positive impact of Greek’s bailout agreement faded.
Airlines stocks fell on Tuesday as fuel prices rose, suggesting that investors may be nervous that recent fare increases may not be enough.
Stocks finished narrowly mixed in choppy trading Tuesday, pressured by steep oil prices and as investors were quick to book profits following a deal announcement in Greece. The Dow briefly broke through the key 13,000 level for the first time since May 2008, but failed to close above the mark.
Shares of the computer maker fall after hours after missing adjusted Wall Street earnings estimates by a penny a share.
U.S. stocks were mixed Tuesday, rising at midday before giving up some of those gains by late afternoon. The Dow Jones industrial average crossed 13,000 for the first time since May 2008 but couldn’t hold the milestone level.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. posts second straight positive sales gain at Walmart U.S., but profit excluding items and the midpoint of its forecasts fall short of Wall Street expectations.