When the iPhone maker can't keep up with earnings expectations, it's clear that debt crisis is taking a toll on corporate profits.
Stocks slide as US companies continue to indicate caution with their guidance and Moody's signals worries about more debt fallout in Europe.
Texas Instruments' second-quarter profit topped its expectations after market close on Monday, although weak guidance signals yet more tech sector uncertainty.
The fast-food giant reports lower net income, and the pharmaceutical company reports an experimental caner drug failed in trials.
The bank reports better-than-expected earnings, and the pharmaceutical agrees to be acquired by TPG.
The market rebounds on talk of more Fed stimulus, a stronger European banking union.
Blackstone is upgraded to 'overweight,' Carlyle is initiated with a 'buy.'
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The company, headed for an IPO later this year, is worth as much as 10 Tesla Motors combined, says Bernstein's Carlos Kirjner.
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