The markets traded mixed during the midday with the Dow losing 20 points to 18,009 after Germany rejected Greece's request for a six month debt extension. Nasdaq gained 18 points to 4,924.
On the upside
Fourth quarter earnings surged for BJ's Restaurants (Nasdaq: BJRI) to surpass analyst expectations.
Interface (Nasdaq: TILE) reported higher fourth quarter earnings and revenue that beat expectations.
Intrepid Potash (NYSE: IPI) reversed year ago losses to post a greater than expected profit for the fourth quarter.
On the downside
Fourth quarter earnings and revenue rose for Boise Cascade (NYSE: BCC) but the results fell short of expectations.
KEYW (Nasdaq: KEYW) widened losses more than expected as revenue missed estimates.
Profit taking weighed down shares of Angie's List (Nasdaq: ANGI).
In the broad market, advancing issues outpaced decliners by a margin of 10 to 9 on the NYSE and by more than 5 to 4 on Nasdaq. The broader S&P 500 held steady at 2099. Bitcoin added $4 to $238.
Mixed markets as Germany rejects Greece's request
February 19, 2015 at 12:25 PM EST