Upbeat Earnings Boost Markets To Another Record

Upbeat earnings boosted the markets further into record territory with the Dow gaining 48 points to 15,105. Nasdaq climbed 16 points to 3413.

On the upside

Trulia (NYSE: TRLA) will pay a premium of approximately $11.33 per share to acquire Market Leader (Nasdaq: LEDR).


Walter Energy (NYSE: WLT) began trading ex-dividend today but the stock price soared.


IAMGOLD (NYSE: IAG) reported sharply lower first quarter earnings but the results were better than expected.


On the downside


Isis Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ISIS) narrowed losses for the first quarter but the stock price fell after announcing a public offering of 9 million common shares.


Resolute Energy (NYSE: REN) will offer 13.25 million shares of common stock.


AOL (Nasdaq: JAZZ) reported higher first quarter earnings but the results fell short of expectations.

In the broad market, advancing issues outpaced decliners by a margin of nearly 7 to 3 on the NYSE and by more than 9 to 7 on Nasdaq. The broader S&P 500 index gained 6 points to close at a record 1632.

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