The Federal Reserve will steal focus from another onslaught of earnings in the coming week as investors remain wary over the central bank's rate-hike timetable.
The S&P 500 manages to clinch a new record high on Friday even with a number of factors trying to pull it into the red.
Stocks turn higher on Friday as investors overlook a series of disappointing earnings.
Stock futures edge higher on Friday on positive earnings reports from a number of companies including General Electric and Visa.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average's record-breaking seven-day streak came to a quiet end on Thursday as a mix of earnings came in weaker than expected.
Stocks are at session lows by mid-afternoon Thursday as a flood of mixed earnings keeps investors busy.
Stocks remain narrowly mixed on Thursday as earnings take focus and U.S. existing home sales reach their best level in more than nine years.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average clocks its seventh straight record closing Wednesday amid better-than-expected earnings from Microsoft, the best performing stock in the blue-chip index.