An unexpected drop in consumer confidence sent the markets down to a lower open with Dow tumbling 83 points to 17,954. Nasdaq fell 30 points to 5,029.
On the upside
YOU On Demand (Nasdaq: YOD) partnered with C Media to launch a mobile streaming service available to train passengers through C Rail Wi-Fi.
VASCO Data Security (Nasdaq: VDSI) impressed with sharply higher first quarter earnings and revenue and lifted its full year guidance.
Rent-A-Center (Nasdaq: RCII) reported flat first quarter earnings but the results were better than expected.
On the downside
Home Loan Servicing Solutions (Nasdaq: HLSS) received a delisting notice from Nasdaq.
The Container Store (NYSE: TCS) disappointed with lower fourth quarter earnings that fell short of analyst expectations and forecast current quarter and full year results below estimates.
Uni-Pixel (Nasdaq: UNXL) terminated a supply agreement with Eastman Kodak and will not renew a joint development agreement.
In the broad market, advancing issues outpaced decliners by a slim margin on the NYSE and by more than 7 to 5 on Nasdaq. The broader S&P 500 fell 9 points to 2098. Bitcoin lost $8 to $224.
Lower open as consumer confidence falls
April 28, 2015 at 10:42 AM EDT