Mixed close as consumer confidence falls

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The markets closed mixed with Dow climbing 72 points to 18,110 as consumer confidence fell while home prices rose. Nasdaq slipped 4 points to 5,055.

On the upside

Rudolph Technologies (NYSE: RTEC) reversed year ago losses to post a stronger than expected profit for the first quarter.

Civeo (NYSE: CVEO) won four new lodging contracts in Canada.

JMP Securities upgraded ServiceSource International (Nasdaq: SREV) from a Market Perform rating to a Market Outperform rating.

On the downside

Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) widened first quarter losses, forecast second quarter revenue that fell far short of analyst expectations and cut its full year revenue outlook.

First quarter earnings edged up for IDEXX Laboratories (Nasdaq: IDXX) but revenue missed expectations and the company lowered its full year forecast.

The U. S. Patent and Trademark Office granted two new patents to Advaxis (Nasdaq: ADXS) but the stock price fell.
 
In the broad market, advancing issues outpaced decliners by a margin of more than 5 to 3 on the NYSE and by more than 3 to 2 on Nasdaq. The broader S&P 500 rose 5 points to 2114. Bitcoin lost $8 to $225.

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