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German automaker Daimler AG says net profit doubled in the first three months of the year as sales were boosted by the new version of the company's Mercedes-Benz E-class sedan and its SUV lineup.
Hyundai Motor Co. says its first-quarter profit fell 21 percent from a year earlier.
Credit Suisse said its first-quarter net income was $600 million, topping analysts' expectations on strong performance in its wealth-management and global-markets divisions.
Profits are climbing for companies, and so are their stock prices.
AT&T Inc. on Tuesday said it lost more of its most lucrative wireless customers during the first three months of the year as the country's biggest mobile carriers try to lure customers from each other with offers of unlimited data plans.
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday: Caterpillar Inc., up $7.61 to $104.42
More big businesses joined the earnings parade Tuesday, saying their profits were even larger in the first three months of the year than analysts were expecting, including Caterpillar and McDonald's.
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Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc reported on Tuesday a sharp rise in first-quarter sales at established restaurants as it recovers from food safety lapses that drove away customers and exposed weaknesses in its business.
AT&T Inc's quarterly revenue missed estimates on lower equipment sales, the company said on Tuesday, as customers held onto their phones longer and it lost wireless subscribers who pay a monthly bill.
Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $228 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
McDonald's Corp. (MCD) on Tuesday reported first-quarter profit of $1.21 billion.
Nielsen NV on Tuesday reported first-quarter profit of $71 million.
Gannett Co. posted a first-quarter loss as its costs rose, but it still beat Wall Street expectations as acquisitions drove revenue higher.
U.S. stocks rose at the open on Tuesday, with the Nasdaq hitting the 6,000 point mark for the first time, amid a raft of strong corporate earnings and President Donald Trump's promise of a major tax reform plan.
Caterpillar's first-quarter adjusted profit handily topped expectations on Wall Street, and revenue climbed thanks to improved sales across its business segments.
DuPont Co. on Tuesday reported a drop in first-quarter profit on higher costs, but still topped Wall Street expectations as seed sales boosted revenue.
AutoNation's first-quarter profit rose 2 percent, though revenue slipped.
PulteGroup Inc. (PHM) on Tuesday reported first-quarter profit of $91.5 million.