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A rise in shares of Microsoft and PayPal boosted the Nasdaq on Thursday, but poor earnings reports from Twitter and 3M dragged down the S&P 500 and Dow Jones indexes, taking the shine off what has been an upbeat earnings season so far..N

At 10:39 ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI was down 0.25% at 26,767.64. The S&P 500 .SPX was down 0.02% at 3,003.91 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC was up 0.33% at 8,146.722. The top three S&P 500 .PG.INX percentage gainers: ** Align Technology Inc , up 12.4% ** Lam Research Corp , up 11% ** Varian Medical Systems Inc , up 10.2% The top three S&P 500 .PL.INX percentage losers: ** Twitter Inc , down 19.3% ** Alliance Data Systems Corp , down 16.6% ** TechnipFMC Plc , down 9.9% The top three NYSE .PG.N percentage gainers: ** On Deck Capital Inc , up 18.5% ** QEP Resources Inc , up 16% ** Montage Resources Corp , up 13.9% The top two NYSE .PL.N percentage losers: ** Twitter Inc , down 19.3% ** Alliance Data Systems Corp , down 16.6% The top three Nasdaq .PG.O percentage gainers: ** Cellect Biotechnology Ltd , up 28.5% ** PDS Biotechnology Corp , up 19.6% ** Tesla Inc , up 14.7% The top three Nasdaq .PL.O percentage losers: ** TherapeuticsMD Inc , down 17.1% ** NETGEAR Inc , down 14.8% ** Acorda Therapeutics Inc , down 14.4% ** Microsoft Corp MSFT.O: up 1.7% BUZZ-Microsoft rises on upbeat cloud sales forecast ** Tesla Inc TSLA.O: up 17.2% BUZZ-Street View: Will Tesla's profit be a one-off surprise? ** PayPal Holdings Inc PYPL.O: up 9.8% BUZZ-Gains on Q3 earnings beat ** EBay Inc EBAY.O: down 9.1% ** Inc AMZN.O: up 0.4% ** Walmart Inc WMT.N: down 0.3% BUZZ-Street View: Fundamental trends remains negative for eBay ** Johnson & Johnson JNJ.N: up 0.6% BUZZ-J&J's $4 bln proposed opioid settlement reduces uncertainty - CS ** 3M Co MMM.N: down 1.7% BUZZ-Falls on 2019 profit forecast cut, Q3 sales miss on weak Asia demand ** Twitter Inc TWTR.N: down 18.0% BUZZ-Plunges on Q3 miss, dour forecast ** Ford Motor Co F.N: down 3.8% BUZZ-Slides on profit outlook cut, weak China sales ** Boeing Co BA.N: up 0.4% BUZZ-Street View: Boeing's MAX recovery targets calms Q3 profit miss jitters ** Raytheon Co RTN.N: up 0.6% BUZZ-Gains on beat-and-raise Q3 boosted by strong weapons demand ** PayPal Holdings Inc PYPL.O: up 9.8% BUZZ-Eyes best day in a year after Q3 earnings beat ** Pacific Biosciences of California Inc PACB.O: down 10.1% BUZZ-Slumps as UK watchdog says Illumina deal could stifle competition ** Alliance Data Systems Corp ADS: down 16.5% BUZZ-Hits 7-year low on outlook cut, profit miss ** Acorda Therapeutics Inc ACOR.O: down 14.4% BUZZ-Falls on restructuring plans after Parkinson's drug's Q3 sales miss ** Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc VRTX.O: up 1.3% BUZZ-Cystic fibrosis deal with England removes key overhang ** QEP Resources Inc QEP: up 16.0% BUZZ-QEP Resources jumps after a beat and raise quarter ** Varian Medical Systems Inc VAR.N: up 10.1% BUZZ-Varian on track for best day in over 1 1/2 years after Q4 sales beat ** BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc BMRN.O: up 1.7% BUZZ-Street View: Biomarin's "nice" Q3 shifts focus to upcoming trial data ** OpGen Inc OPGN.O: down 55.7% BUZZ-OpGen slumps after pricing $9.4 mln common stock & warrant offering ** Edward Lifesciences Corp EW.N: up 4.4% BUZZ-Street View: Edward Lifesciences stays "prudent" with 2020 forecast ** Lam Research Corp LRCX.O: up 8.1% BUZZ-Up after upbeat quarterly results ** Aircastle Ltd AYR.N: up 11.7% BUZZ-Shares take flight after co says it may sell itself ** TherapeuticsMD Inc TXMD.O: down 19.0% BUZZ-Tumbles after launching 22 mln share offering ** Baxter International Inc BAX.N: down 9.3% BUZZ-Falls on disclosures of misstated finances, opioid complaint ** Spirit Airlines Inc SAVE.N: up 5.7% BUZZ-Jumps on deal to order 100 Airbus jets, profit beat ** Comcast Corp CMCSA.O: up 3.4% BUZZ-Edge higher as rise in internet users offset loss of video subscribers ** Dow Inc DOW.N: up 3.0% BUZZ-Rises as profit beats on cost cuts ** TG Therapeutics Inc TGTX.O: up 2.1% BUZZ-Jumps after cancer drug shows promise in late-stage trial The 11 major S&P 500 sectors:

Communication Services


down 0.83%

Consumer Discretionary


down 0.04%

Consumer Staples


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down 0.44%



down 0.24%

Information Technology


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up 0.30%

Real Estate


down 0.33%



up 0.32%

(Compiled by Trisha Roy in Bengaluru)

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