But that was not enough to offset some disappointing earnings news.
The markets lost ground last week, undermined by bad earnings news and troubling economic reports.
For stock market investors, great earnings news is no longer good enough.
But its shares tumbled last year on bad earnings news.
But not all of the earnings news was negative.
Not all the earnings news has been so negative.
So good earnings news in coming weeks could push the market higher.
He says the earnings news ahead will be more disappointing than now expected.
Symantec's share price dropped 14 percent on the earnings news.
Good earnings news was responsible for some of the gainers yesterday.