Accessibility/Mobile Features
Skip Navigation
Skip to Content
Editorial News
Business
Classified Sites

The Canadian Press - ONLINE EDITION

The US stock market rises in midday trading following earnings, corporate news

FILE - This Jan. 4, 2010 file photo shows an historic marker on Wall Street in New York. The U.S. stock market crept up in midday trading Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, following a mixed batch of corporate news. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Enlarge Image

FILE - This Jan. 4, 2010 file photo shows an historic marker on Wall Street in New York. The U.S. stock market crept up in midday trading Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, following a mixed batch of corporate news. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The U.S. stock market is rising modestly in midday trading following a batch of earnings and corporate news.

The Dow Jones industrial average gained 33 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 16,684 as of noon Eastern time Thursday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose four points, or 0.2 per cent, to 1,951.

The Nasdaq composite climbed eight points, or 0.2 per cent, to 4,442.

Retailer Kohl's rose 3 per cent after reporting income that beat analysts' expectations.

The Class A shares of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway traded above $200,000 for the first time.

Cisco fell 2 per cent after the network equipment maker reported lower sales and profits. Cisco also said it would lay off 8 per cent of its workforce.

Bond prices rose. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.41 per cent.

  • Rate this Rate This Star Icon
  • This article has not yet been rated.
  • We want you to tell us what you think of our articles. If the story moves you, compels you to act or tells you something you didn’t know, mark it high. If you thought it was well written, do the same. If it doesn’t meet your standards, mark it accordingly.

    You can also register and/or login to the site and join the conversation by leaving a comment.

    Rate it yourself by rolling over the stars and clicking when you reach your desired rating. We want you to tell us what you think of our articles. If the story moves you, compels you to act or tells you something you didn’t know, mark it high.

Sort by: Newest to Oldest | Oldest to Newest | Most Popular 0 Commentscomment icon

You can comment on most stories on brandonsun.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is register and/or login and you can join the conversation and give your feedback.

There are no comments at the moment. Be the first to post a comment below.

Post Your Commentcomment icon

Comment
  • You have characters left

The Brandon Sun does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. Comments are moderated before publication. By submitting your comment, you agree to our Terms and Conditions. New to commenting? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

letters

Make text: Larger | Smaller

Brandon Sun Business Directory
The First World War at 100

Social Media

Canadian Mortgage Rates