After three straight days of triple-digit declines, it might seem like the Dow Jones Industrials
On the earnings front, Boeing
As for Boeing, the aerospace giant picked up almost 2% after also beating earnings estimates and raising guidance. With analysts having expected a drop in earnings per share, Boeing managed to raise net income by about 3% on sales growth of 21%. Although Boeing's commercial business provided a lot of its growth, even sales at its defense business rose 7%.
Falling again today was Cisco Systems
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