Not a member yet? Register now and get started.

lock and key

Sign in to your account.

Account Login

Forgot your password?

US Stocks Open Higher On Better Jobless Claims, Earnings

28 Oct News | Comments

U.S. stocks opened higher Thursday, propelled by encouraging weekly jobless claims data and a plethora of corporate earnings reports. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 43 points, or 0.4%, to 11170, fueled by Exxon Mobil, which was one of the biggest gainers in the blue-chip index. The oil giant’s third-quarter earnings rose a bigger-than-expected 55% as it benefited from stronger commodities prices and refining margins in the first full quarter that included its June acquisition of natural-gas producer XTO Energy.


Comments are closed.