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MarketWatch for Thursday, February 6, 2014

If you're keeping on top of the stock markets this morning, Thursday, February 6, 2014....
If you're keeping on top of the stock markets this morning,  Thursday, February 6, 2014....

The Nikkei is down 25 today in Tokyo.
On Wall Street, the Dow slipped 5 points Wednesday.
And the Nasdaq gave up 20.


Twitter beat Wall Street's earnings and revenue estimates in its first quarter as a public company. But investors were looking for even more from the social media site. Twitter ended the quarter with 241 million monthly users -- up 30 percent from a year ago, but that number was about 3 million shy of what Wall Street was expecting.

The animated film "Frozen" warmed up earnings at Disney.  The media giant posted better than expected profits and revenue for the holiday quarter helped by movie hits like Frozen and sales of its Disney Infinity console game.

Coca Cola is spending $1.25 billion for a 10 percent stake in Green Mountain Coffee. The two companies are teaming up to produce an at-home cold beverage system. It's expected to go head to head with Sodastream.

And the owner of Budweiser is buying the craft brewer Blue Point Brewing Co. The buyout price was not disclosed. The 16 year old New York brewery makes more than 40 craft beers including toasted lager and blueberry ale.


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