NEW YORK - Solid quarterly results from a range of big companies helped send the stock market higher Thursday. The standout was Visa, whose 10 percent jump helped tug the Dow Jones industrial average 221 points higher.
By next year, the day will finally come when Starbucks' customers won't have to wait in line for the infamous Pumpkin Spice Latte.
The shares of Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) witnessed a massive downward rally and the company lost up to 7% share value closing at $75.30 in the pre-market trading after its quarterly results.
The US economy did well in the third quarter, growing at an annualised pace of 3.5 per cent, but boom times are still as distant as ever.
Sony Corp. Xperia Z3 smartphones are displayed during a news conference in Tokyo on Sept. 30, 2014. Bloomberg News. By. Takashi Mochizuki.