Energy companies led gains, with Exxon Mobil Corp. and Chevron Corp. each rising 2.4 percent. LinkedIn Corp. soared 13 percent after third-quarter sales exceeded estimates. GoPro Inc. jumped 13 percent after its prediction for fourth-quarter profit surpassed analysts’ projections.
The oldest American exchange reported an “ongoing issue with the NMS SIP,” or the securities information processor for NYSE stocks, at about 1:40 p.m. in New York. Two NYSE venues were “experiencing issues publishing and receiving trades and quotes,”