S&P +0.86%. The market shook off a halt in Nasdaq stocks due to computer problems and rallied on strong over-night PMI data out of China and Europe.
Jobless claims 336K vs. 329K est. Prior 320K revised to 323K
Europe Flash Mfg PMI 51.3 vs. 50.9 est., 50.3 prior
HSBC Flash Mfg PMI 50.1 vs. 48.3 est., 47.7 prior
$SHLD $ANF posted weak sales and earnings
$GME raised October guidance vs. street (probably due to GTA V and BF4)
$HPQ said last night it now expects FY14 sales growth to be “unlikely”, back-pedaling from potential growth/stabilization comments in the past