Pepsi posted third quarter earnings of $1.36 a share on revenue of $17.22 billion.
Alcoa posted third quarter earnings of $0.31 a share on revenue of $6.24 billion. Wall Street analysts were looking for $0.23 on sales of $5.85 billion.
Mexican telecom giant America Movil is benefiting from political and economic reforms in Mexico, as well as its own restructuring.
The Container Store and the American consumer have seen tough times before but both have always bounced back.
Investors should stick with quality U.S. stocks despite the recent volatility in the market because the economy is accelerating, said David Lafferty, Chief Market Strategist for Natixis Global Asset Management.
Yum! Brands posted third quarter earnings of $0.87 a share ex-items on revenue of $3.35 billion. Wall Street analysts were looking for $0.88 on sales of $3.48 billion.
Gold bullion sales soared in September and that's a bullish sign for the yellow metal.
Lower commodity prices and a burgeoning aerospace market which is doubling every 15 years will boost shares of Precision Castparts, said Christopher Tsai, President of Tsai Capital.
The strong September payroll report and increased healthcare complexity are creating a strong tailwind for shares of ADP, said Eric Schoenstein, Portfolio Manager for the Jensen Quality Growth Fund.
Volatility is spiking and equities are hitting headwinds making this a good time to consider adding alternative mutual funds, said Brian Jacobsen, Chief Portfolio Strategist at Wells Fargo Funds Management.