On the upside
Teradyne (NYSE: TER) reported higher third quarter earnings as revenue soared to beat analyst expectations.
NXP Semiconductor (Nasdaq: NXPI) reversed year ago losses to post a profit for the third quarter. On the downside
Third quarter earnings plunged for New York Times (NYSE: NYT).
Quantum (NYSE: QTM) fell to a loss for the second quarter as revenue dropped.
Shares of Pandora Media (NYSE: P) tumbled after Bloomberg reported that Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) engaged in discussions to introduce an Internet radio service in early 2013.
In the broad market, advancing issues outpaced decliners by a margin of more than 7 to 5 on the NYSE and by nearly 7 to 5 on Nasdaq. The Russell 2000 which tracks small cap stocks rose 3 points to 816.