Jul 31, 5:13 PM ET
U.S. market indexes declined sharply after weekly initial jobless claims rose 23,000 to 302,000 and Exxon Mobil and Whole Foods Market reported weaker than expected quarterly announcements. Target appointed Pepsi executive as new CEO.
Jul 31, 12:27 PM ET
Apache net plunged 50% and revenue declined 19%. Becton Dickinson profit climbed 8%. Cigna net soared 13%. ConocoPhillips quarterly net was flat but revenue jumped 4%. DirecTV net surged 22%. Helmerich & Payne net plummeted 28%. Kellogg profit tumbled 16%. MasterCard net climbed 10%.