It was another record-breaking day on Wall Street. The Dow closed above 15,000 for the first time and S&P 500 moved deeper into record territory. Stocks were lifted up by better-than-expected data coming out of Germany, a surprise decision to lower interest rates in Australia, and a banner day in Japan where the Nikkei (^N225) climbed 3.6%
Fossil (FOSL) rocked it today rising 9% after reporting earnings. The company posted earnings of $1.10 per share versus estimates of 97-cents. That's an increase of 24% over the same period one year ago. Revenue for the watch and wallet maker was also above consensus. The company is raising its outlook for the full year in part because of improving margins.
BroadSoft (BSFT) climbed 3% after coming out with earnings yesterday afternoon. The company posted earnings of 18-cents a share, easily beating estimates of 11-cents. Revenue was also higher than the consensus. BroadSoft says it's benefiting as customers switch their data storage to the cloud.Read More »from Dow Closes Above 15,000 for First Time Ever, S&P 500 Extends Record Run