Today's charts: IBM shares soar; Ford recalls 1.3M trucks; eBay earnings on tap

Seana Smith

eBay earnings on tap

eBay (EBAY) is scheduled to report earnings after the bell on Wednesday.  Wall Street will be watching to see if the e-commerce giant’s marketing campaign is bringing more customers to its site. eBay added two incentives over the past few months to better compete with rivals: price matching and guaranteed three-day delivery. Analysts are expecting earnings per share of 48 cents on revenue of $2.37 billion. eBay’s stock is up 27.6% so far this year.

Ford recalls 1.3 million trucks

Ford (F) is recalling 1.3 million F-150 and Super Duty trucks in North America due to a latch problem with its side doors. Ford estimates it will cost the company $267 million to fix the issue. The recall affects select 2015 to 2017 model year trucks.

Apple Watch 3 could be a ‘game changer’ – GBH Insights

The results of a survey by GBH Insights found the new Apple (AAPL) Watch is gaining traction and could be a “game changer” for the tech giant in the wearables market. According to the report,  70% of people buying a Series 3 haven’t owned an Apple Watch in the past, and about 80% of consumers polled said they were interested in buying the LTE/cellular version. Apple shares are up more than 38% so far this year.

IBM shares jump on earnings beat

Wall Street’s shaking off IBM’s (IBM) 22nd quarter in a row of declining revenue and focusing on the fact that the company beat analysts’ estimates on both the top and bottom lines in the third quarter. IBM posted earnings of $3.30 a share on revenue of $19.15 billion. Analysts were expecting a profit of $3.28 and sales of $18.6 billion. IBM was last trading up 9.4% at $160.26 a share.

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