On the upside
General Motors (NYSE: GM) reported lower third quarter earnings but the results beat analyst expectations by a wide margin.
CommVault Systems (Nasdaq: CVLT) reported higher second quarter earnings and revenue on Monday that beat analyst expectations. On the downside
GT Advanced Technologies (Nasdaq: GTAT) warned that third quarter revenue would be at the low end of its forecast and announced plans to eliminate 25% of its workforce.
National Bank of Greece (NYSE: NBG) must hold another shareholder meeting to vote on the acquisition offer made for rival Eurobank.
Vivus (Nasdaq: VVUS) will release third quarter results before market open on Tuesday, November 6, 2012.
In the broad market, advancing issues outpaced decliners by a margin of nearly 10 to 9 on the NYSE while decliners edged out advancers by nearly 5 to 4 on Nasdaq. The Russell 2000 which tracks small cap stocks edged up a fraction to 813.