For the three biggest companies in the sector, lackluster earnings and tumbling prices ruled the day.
News & Analysis: Halliburton
HAL earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2019.
A rising tide lifted all boats in this volatile industry.
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.
Halliburton sees costs cuts ahead, and Coty might sell a big division.
HAL earnings call for the period ending September 30, 2019.
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HAL earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2019.