AT&T posted third quarter earnings of $0.63 a share on revenue of $33 billion. Wall Street analysts were looking for $0.64 on sales of $33.24 billion.
Investors are using leveraged ETFs and alternative funds to combat the market's recent jitters instead of blaming them for causing the volatility.
Retirees and investors close to retirement should not make dramatic changes in their accounts due to the recent market volatility, said Scott Thoma, Retirement Strategist for Edward Jones.
Investors should consider reducing their Treasury holdings and increase their high yield exposure, said Heather Loomis, West Director of Fixed Income for JP Morgan Private Bank.
Index fund investors worried about the recent volatility in stocks should consider switching to Active Share funds.
National Grid is attractively priced and pays a nice dividend in a low yield environment, said James Cox, Managing Partner at Harris Financial Group.
Containership stocks have been pulled down over worries about the global economy, but charter rates are holding firm and trade is growing.
Yahoo! posted third quarter earnings of $0.52 a share on revenue of $1.09 billion.
Pepsi is perfect for investors seeking a stable, diversified stock to ride out the market's recent volatility, said Victor Zhang, Co-Chief Investment Officer for American Century Investments.
Investors should remain diversified and conservative in the face of elevated volatility in coming months, according to American Century Investments' David MacEwen.