Earnings news dominated the stock market today, as several huge companies announced their fourth-quarter results after the bell last night. Although the overall market was mixed, strong performance from Dow components pushed the Dow Jones Industrials
Earlier today, Fool analyst Eric Bleeker took a closer look at IBM, Microsoft, and Intel, all of which were up sharply today. Strong results from all three companies bolstered the sense that technology could lead the economy toward a faster rate of expansion.
But not every Dow stock performed well. American Express