Global stocks edge up, US bonds slip on jobless data, earnings
The stock of homebuilder D.R. Horton, which also reported results, sank 11.5 percent to $21.94, while the PHLX Housing Index was down 2.7 percent. The biggest boost to the S&P 500 came from Facebook, whose market value shot up to $190 billion.
Global stocks rise as jobless claims drop drastically, corporate earnings look ...