The Dow Jones Industrial Average returns to within 100 points of its 20,000 milestone after positive earnings from the likes of DuPont and Alibaba outweigh negative earnings elsewhere.
Samsung is a great example of a stock that had headline risk but manages to outperform. It offers lessons to investors.
Basic materials and industrials stocks pulled markets higher following earnings wins from DuPont and AK Steel.
The PC market is about to be flooded with Chromebooks that can run Android apps. Android's popularity and other factors make this a big threat to Microsoft's Windows business.