Stock Markets Fall After Bank Earnings; BlackBerry Gets a Facebook Lift

Dan Caplinger, The Motley Fool
·3 min read
Stock Markets Fall After Bank Earnings; BlackBerry Gets a Facebook Lift

Market participants have been watching the state of the economy closely, especially as a leadership transition in Washington is underway. This year has seen the stock market's upward momentum from last year continue, but investors have been waiting to see what companies would say about how their businesses are doing. Earnings season has finally started, and market participants are getting their first readings on how top market players finished 2020.