Stocks End Up but UnitedHealth Weakness Slows Dow Advance
Here Are 3 Hot Things to Know About Stocks Right Now
- The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose Tuesday, getting a boost from Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) , which posted strong first-quarter earnings, but gains were capped on a slump in shares of UnitedHealth Group (UNH) .
- UnitedHealth, the giant health insurer, tumbled even after beating Wall Street’s first-quarter earnings expectations.
- Qualcomm (QCOM) shares soared after the chipmaker settled a long-running dispute with Apple (AAPL) over royalty payments for the chipmaker’s smartphone equipment