May 24, 5:49 PM ET
European stocks changed direction and moved higher as bank stocks advanced, while exporters received a boost from the weakening euro. French appliance maker SEB SA agreed to buy WMF for €1.6 billion. Galenica dropped 6.1% after the drug maker postponed the breakup of the group.
May 24, 5:41 PM ET
AutoZone net and sales jumped. America''s Car-Mart net tumbled 53%. Best Buy profit surged 78% but the retailer lowered second-quarter outlook. DSW net plunged 37%. Kirkland''s net fell 64%. Nordson net declined 65% but revenues rose 9%. Toll Brothers net jumped 9%. Valspar net slid 11%.