Stock Market Roundup, Jan. 26: Stocks Flat on Mixed Earnings

Stocks remained relatively flat on Thursday as the fourth-quarter earnings season continued to heat up. With some impressive announcements sending a few stocks soaring, other reports kept investors at bay.

Thursday's closing bell brings earnings releases from the likes of Alphabet Inc. GOOGL , Microsoft MSFT , and Intel Corporation INTC , which might paint a better picture of how this earnings season will pan out.

Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) Top Movers

Value: POSCO PKX - +10.34%

Growth: United States Steel X - +4.29%

Momentum: STMicroelectronics STM - +5.99%


Major Indexes

DOW: 20,110.69 / +42.18 / +0.21%

NASDAQ: 5,652.49 / -3.85 / -0.07%

S&P 500: 2,295.76 / -2.61 / -0.11%

Top Headlines

Here's Why Royal Caribbean is Sailing Away After Earnings

On Thursday, shares of popular cruise liner Royal Caribbean Cruises RCL are gleefully sailing away, up around 9.2% in afternoon trading on refreshing fourth quarter financial results. RCL stock even hit a new 52-week high of $95.86.

Las Vegas Sands Tanks on Disappointing Q4 Earnings & Revenue

Las Vegas Sands Corp. LVS released its fourth quarter fiscal 2016 earnings results, posting earnings of $0.62 per share and revenue of $3.075 billion. The report also showed a disappointing market share in Macau, which sent investors into a selling frenzy.

Alphabet Inc. Q4 Earnings Preview: Pixel & Home Could Fuel Growth

As per usual, all eyes will be on the company formerly known as Google, Alphabet Inc., as the tech giant prepares to release its fourth-quarter earnings report on Thursday. The company rolled out its new Google Pixel phone and ushered in a new era of hardware-software interaction during the quarter, making this week's announcement even more important than usual.

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