BUZZ-U.S. Stocks on the Move-Facebook, Caterpillar, Under Armour

Thu Jul 24, 2014 11:31am EDT
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The S&P 500 hit a record high for a third straight session on Thursday, lifted by jobs data and earnings, but a weak reading in new home sales kept other key stock indexes little changed. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 0.12 percent at 17,107.5, the S&P 500 was up 0.17 percent at 1,990.46 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 0.15 pct at 4,480.55.

** FACEBOOK INC, $76.01, +6.62 pct

Shares of Facebook hit a record high on Thursday after a surge in mobile advertising revenue helped the world's No. 1 social network trounce analysts' expectations for quarterly profit and revenue.

** FORD MOTOR CO, $17.935, +0.87 pct

The car maker reported second-quarter operating earnings that beat expectations thanks to record profit in North America.

** GENERAL MOTORS CO, $35.87, -4.12 pct   Continued...