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US stocks drift mostly lower on earnings

KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average fell 47 points, or 0.3 percent, to 17,803 as of 10:02 a.m. Eastern Time. The Standard & Poor's 500 index slipped one point, or 0.1 percent, to 2,112. The Nasdaq composite gained seven points, or 0.1 percent, to 5,179.

Weak showings from companies including IBM send stocks lower

United Technologies sank 7 percent Tuesday after it lowered its forecast for the year and reported revenue that didn't live up to analysts' forecasts.

IBM fell 6 percent after turning in another decline in revenue. Verizon was another company whose revenue didn't live up to forecasts.

Harley-Davidson jumped 5 percent after its earnings beat estimates.

US stocks notch modest gains on solid earnings reports

Toymaker Hasbro and the oil and gas company Halliburton rose after reporting results Monday that were better than analysts were expecting.

US stocks mixed in early trading; Morgan Stanley rises

KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average fell one point to 18,084 as of 9:55 a.m. Eastern Time. The Standard & Poor's 500 index gained less than one point to 2,127. The Nasdaq composite rose 10 points, or 0.2 percent, to 5,220.

US stocks open mixed as investors assess earnings

The Dow Jones industrial average was down 59 points, or 0.3 percent, at 18,055 as of 9:35 a.m. Eastern time Friday.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index dropped one point, or 0.1 percent, to 2,122. The Nasdaq composite climbed 26 points, or 0.5 percent, to 5,190.

Google surged after reporting earnings that exceeded the expectations of Wall Street analysts.

US stocks end higher as Citi, others report strong earnings

Netflix, eBay and Citigroup all rose Thursday after delivering results that beat analysts' forecasts.

European markets also rose after Greece's creditors agreed to loan the country more money and provide more support for its banks.

The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 70 points, or 0.4 percent, to 18,120.

Energy stocks lead US market lower

Investors are also waiting for the outcome of a vote in Greece that will determine whether the Mediterranean nation will accept austerity measures in exchange for more loans from its creditors.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index eased one point to close at 2,107 Wednesday. The Dow Jones industrial average edged down three points to 18,050. The Nasdaq composite slipped five points to 5,098.

Energy companies fell the most among the 10 industry groups in the S&P 500 index.

US stocks open mostly lower as earnings news flows in

Several stocks were moving on earnings news early Wednesday. Bank of America gained 2.5 percent after reporting a big gain in profits as its legal costs fell sharply.

Railroad operator CSX rose 1.5 percent after its earnings came in ahead of expectations. KFC owner Yum Brands fell 2 percent after its revenue fell short of forecasts.

The Dow Jones industrial average was down 30 points, or 0.2 percent, to 18,023 as of 9:40 a.m. Eastern time.

Stocks rising after retail sales report, earnings news

All 10 sectors of the Standard and Poor's 500 were higher. Investors were also keeping an eye on Greece a day after the country struck a preliminary deal with its creditors and a falling Chinese stock market.

A mixed start for stocks as investors focus on sales drop

Before the market opened Tuesday the government reported a surprise drop in retail sales last month. June was the weakest month for sales since February.

Loan servicing company Navient plunged 11 percent after cutting its earnings forecast for the year.

The Dow Jones industrial average was down three points at 17,974 as of 9:35 a.m.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index was up about a point at 2,101. The Nasdaq composite climbed 11 points, or 0.2 percent, to 5,083.

The market is coming off three days of gains.