NEW YORK (AP) — Stock indexes are mostly higher in midday trading on Wall Street as more companies report earnings gains.
Kellogg and Sysco, a food distributor, rose after their earnings beat analysts' estimates.
BlackBerry plunged after the struggling company gave up trying to find a buyer and replaced its CEO.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index was up two points, or 0.1 percent, at 1,763 as of noon Monday.
The Dow Jones industrial average slipped 11 points, less than 0.1 percent, to 15,603, held back by declines in Visa and DuPont.
The Nasdaq composite was up six points, or 0.2 percent, at 3,928.
Investors are looking ahead to the highly anticipated public offering of Twitter on Thursday and the Labor Department's employment survey on Friday, which was delayed by the government shutdown.
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A Lafayette man charged with multiple bank robberies in Tippecanoe and Clinton Counties pleads guilty to a series of bank robberies in Illinois.
The drop in temperatures brings the potential for health dangers, such as hypothermia and frost bite. The bitter temperatures can pose a threat for children, adults and pets.
As it stands Wednesday, there will be no FEMA aid for tornado survivors in Howard County.