What happened in markets today

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Updated 4:51 p.m. ET, January 25, 2019
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4:14 p.m. ET, January 25, 2019

Dow, Nasdaq notch five-week win streak

From CNN Business' Matt Egan

The Dow climbed 184 points on Friday on solid corporate earnings and optimism about the temporary deal to end the government shutdown. The Nasdaq jumped 1.3%, while the S&P 500 advanced 0.9%.

For the week, the Dow and Nasdaq narrowly extended their weekly win streaks to five. It’s the longest such streak for the Dow since July and for the Nasdaq since November 2017.

Starbucks (SBUX) advanced 4% after delivering upbeat guidance. Western Digital (WDC) climbed 8% on its outlook.

JetBlue (JBLU) declined 2% after shutdown-related delays at New York and Philadelphia airports.

Intel (INTC) fell 5% after dimming its outlook and posting disappointing sales. 

2:59 p.m. ET, January 25, 2019

Delta's newest jet is another government shutdown casualty

From CNN Business' Chris Isidore

Delta Air Lines (DAL) can't debut its new plane, the Airbus A220, because there's no one at the FAA to sign off on it.

The new jet from Airbus, which is designed to replace less efficient regional jets, needs to get final certification from FAA inspectors before it can begin service.

"No customer impact is expected as a result of this equipment change and no flights will be canceled. The flights will be operated by other aircraft," said the airline.

Delta had warned last week that a delay was likely when it issued earnings. It estimated the shutdown would cost Delta $25 million in lost revenue if it continued through January. On Thursday, Southwest warned that the shutdown could cost it between $10 million and $15 million.

Earlier this week, Alaska Air (ALK) said it was forced to delay the start of passenger service at Paine Field, due to a lack of FAA approval as well. The airport, which is about 25 miles north of Seattle, hasn't had commercial passenger service in decades. The service had been due to start on Feb. 11. Now it will be delayed until at least March 4.

12:14 p.m. ET, January 25, 2019

Midday market update: Stocks cruise heading into the weekend; JetBlue slides on delays

From CNN Business' Matt Egan

Wall Street is firmly in rally mode on Friday.

  • The Dow jumped 230 points in midday trading
  • The S&P 500 gained 1%
  • And the Nasdaq climbed 1.3%

Investors were buoyed by upbeat guidance from Starbucks (SBUX) and Western Digital (WDC), and hints of progress on the government shutdown.

However, JetBlue (JBLU) dropped 2% after "staffing shortages" at FAA air traffic control linked to the shutdown-caused delays at New York City and Philadelphia airports. JetBlue relies on New York-area traffic for a chunk of its business.

Delta Air Lines (DAL) fell slightly, while Southwest (LUV), United Continental (UAL) and American Airlines (AAL) edged higher.

11:45 a.m. ET, January 25, 2019

Shares of cannabis company Canopy jump 5%

From CNN Business' Jordan Valinsky

Shares in major cannabis producers are moving higher, per our Paul R. LaMonica:

Canopy (CGC) is gaining the most today, up nearly 5% after Piper Jaffray raised the stock's price target to $60. It closed at $44 yesterday.

9:38 a.m. ET, January 25, 2019

Dow jumps 200 points, erases weekly loss

From CNN Business' Matt Egan

The Dow is going for a fifth straight week of gains.

Solid earnings and hopes of an end to the government shutdown carried the Dow 200 points higher at Friday's open. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq gained about 0.6% apiece. 

Starbucks (SBUX) gained 3% on a sales beat, optimism about growth in China. Western Digital (WDC) surged 17% on upbeat guidance.

However, Intel (INTC) tumbled 7% after blaming a sales miss and outlook downgrade on the slowdown in China and “weaker” modem demand.

"In general, earnings have been better than feared," said Art Hogan, chief market strategist at B. Riley FBR.

The early gains turned the Dow slightly positive on the week. The index hasn't posted a five-week winning streak since last July.

8:10 a.m. ET, January 25, 2019

Colgate maker whiffs on earnings

From CNN Business' Jordan Valinsky

The maker of Colgate toothpaste says packaging and logistics costs are more expensive and it's hurting its bottom line.

Colgate-Palmolive's (CL) fourth-quarter earnings were lower than expected and forecasts its 2019 sales to be "flat to up low-single-digits." The company said product prices increased 2.5%.

Shares are declining nearly 3%.

The consumer goods maker said its fourth-quarter revenue declined 2% to $3.8 billion.

7:28 a.m. ET, January 25, 2019

Intel is feeling the iPhone burn

From CNN Business' Jordan Valinsky

A dismal earnings report is sinking Intel's shares by 6% in premarket trading.

Intel (INTC) missed on fourth-quarter revenue, coming in slightly below analysts' expectations at $18.7 billion.

The company said "weaker modem demand" was the problem, because people were buying fewer iPhones. Intel provides modems for the Apple devices. Other suppliers have also been hurt by weaker iPhone demand.

Intel also slightly cut its first quarter 2019 guidance to $16.1 billion, about $1.5 billion below analysts' expectations.

7:15 a.m. ET, January 25, 2019

Starbucks rises on strong earnings

From CNN Business' Jordan Valinsky

Starbucks (SBUX) shares are up nearly 4% after reporting better-than-expected sales and optimism about China in yesterday's earnings report.

Revenue rose 9% for the quarter, beating expectations. Same-store sales also jumped.

Unlike other companies, notably Apple, Starbucks isn't spooked by China's slower growth. The country is the coffee chain's fastest-growing major market.

"We are playing the long game," said CEO Kevin Johnson on an earnings call. "We remain bullish on our path in China and the growth that lies ahead."

6:36 a.m. ET, January 25, 2019

Final day at Davos

From CNN Business' Michelle Toh and Charles Riley

We're about to wrap up in Davos, where the World Economic Forum is drawing to a close.

Notable speakers today include IMF chief Christine Lagarde and Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda, who are speaking about the global economy.

Official events end in the early afternoon. The work of turning Davos back into a sleepy mountain town will commence soon after.

In case you missed it: Catch up on all the big highlights this week here, and read more of our complete coverage from the ground here.