The Nasdaq led the stock market Tuesday morning as Facebook (FB) and Amazon.com (AMZN) advanced in relatively more volume than usual, Investor’s Business Daily reported.
Nasdaq climbed 0.8%, while Facebook and Amazon.com were up about 1%.
Financials in general were higher, with the SPDR Financial (XLF) ETF up nearly 1% as earnings in the sector continued to be positive.
Goldman Sachs (GS) gained more than 1% after the company reported a 47% increase in third-quarter earnings.
FB is a Cabot Benjamin Graham Value Investor stock, AMZN is a Cabot Top Ten Trader stock and GS is a Cabot Undervalued Stocks Advisor stock.