Nordstrom, Tractor Supply, Twitter, Zoom & more


Pedestrians pass in front of a Nordstrom Inc. store in the Midtown neighborhood of New York, on March 20, 2020.

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Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. 

Nordstrom – Shares of the retailer surged more than 12%, making it the top-performing stock in the S&P 500, as stocks sensitive to economies re-opening moved higher. Gap and Kohl’s were among the other retailers in the green, gaining 11% and 9%, respectively. Nordstrom will report first quarter earnings on Thursday after the market closes.

Tractor Supply – Shares of the farming supply retailer

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Tractor Supply, Disney, Boeing, Tesla & more


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Tractor Supply (TSCO) – Tractor Supply said it expected record-breaking sales and earnings for the current quarter, and that comparable-store sales for the farm supply company would grow by 20% to 25%. Tractor Supply shares are up 47% since nationwide lockdowns began in mid-March, the best gain of any retail stock in the S&P 500.

Walt Disney (DIS) – Disney will submit a plan today to Orange County officials for reopening its Walt Disney World resort. Disney needs approval from the county and then from the governor before

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Tractor Supply Company, Disney, Novavax and more


An empty road leads into a deserted Disney resort after it was closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Kissimmee, Florida on May 5, 2020.

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Check out the companies making headlines after the bell.

Tractor Supply Company — The farm supplies retailer’s stock shot up 7% in extended trading after the company provided its financial outlook for the second quarter of 2020 at a time when many companies are withdrawing guidance. Tractor Supply said it expects “record-breaking” sales and earnings, as well as comparable-store sales growth of 20% to 25%. The company’s stock

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Oil prices rise on supply cut hopes, easing of coronavirus lockdowns


MELBOURNE/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices climbed on Tuesday, boosted by increasing faith in the market that producers will to stick to commitments to cut crude supply while demand picks up with more cars back on the road as coronavirus lockdowns are eased around the world.

FILE PHOTO: The sun sets behind an oil pump outside Saint-Fiacre, near Paris, France September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures gained 3.2%, or $1.06, to $34.31 a barrel as of 0429 GMT, just off an intra-day high of $34.33.

There was no WTI settlement on Monday because of the

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