The markets closed mixed with the Dow adding 2 points to 14,450 as Congress continued to wrestle with the budget. Nasdaq fell 10 points to 3242.
On the upside
BioScrip (Nasdaq: BIOS) reported higher fourth quarter earnings and revenue that surpassed analyst expectations.
Fourth quarter earnings surged for Endeavour Silver (NYSE: EXK).
Cabela's (NYSE: CAB) expects to report first quarter earnings ahead of analyst expectations.
On the downside
Diamond Foods (Nasdaq: DMND) swung to a profit for the second quarter but the results fell short of analyst expectations.
Two founders of Yandex (Nasdaq: YNDX) sold shares in the company.
Sterne Agee downgraded EverBank (NYSE: EVER) from a Buy rating to a Neutral rating.
In the broad market, declining issues outpaced advancers by a margin of 7 to 5 on both the NYSE and on Nasdaq. The broader S&P 500 index slipped 3 points to 1552.