These stocks have track records of success and plenty of growth ahead.
Biogen soared after making a surprising reversal on an Alzheimer's drug, and McDonald's fell following its earnings report.
Boeing fell on mounting concerns about issues that led to the 737 MAX crashes, and Halliburton's third-quarter report triggered a rally in energy shares.
Intuitive Surgical and Coca-Cola rose after reporting quarterly earnings.
Netflix rose after a strong earnings report, and Union Pacific stayed on the rails despite falling freight volumes.
Workday plunged after growth concerns surfaced, and Bank of America rose on a strong profit in the third quarter.
Third-quarter earnings season kicked off with strong reports from JPMorgan Chase and UnitedHealth Group.
An analyst report added to pressure on Aurora Cannabis, and AECOM rose after announcing a spinoff agreement.
Optimism about trade talks lifted the major benchmarks. Ford reported China sales, and Fastenal soared on strong results.
Delta Air Lines reported strong earnings but issued weak short-term guidance, and HEXO made an announcement that triggered a broad decline in marijuana stocks.
Levi Strauss beat expectations despite weakness in its U.S. wholesale segment, and FireEye reported better-than-expected preliminary results.
Domino's Pizza posted gains despite weak results, and Boeing could face a new delay for the 737 MAX.
The market has yet to recognize Vertex's accelerating cash flow and growing future prospects.
Aksea Therapeutics is teaming up with Pfizer on a new drug, and HEXO got downgraded after the resignation of its CFO.
On a day of broad-based gains for the major benchmarks, Costco rose after reporting results, and RingCentral and Avaya announced a strategic partnership.
Tesla fell after reporting production and delivery numbers, and Bed Bath & Beyond rose despite declining sales.
Economic worries triggered a sell-off in the stock market, but Stitch Fix reported good results, and salesforce.com expects a strong holiday season for online sales.
Stocks plunged on weak economic data. Meanwhile, Charles Schwab announced it's eliminating commissions, and McCormick reported a strong profit.
Merck had plenty of good news for investors, and NextEra Energy Partners is buying a share of a natural gas pipeline.
These three businesses provide current income while protecting a portfolio from inflation.