"$AAMRQ how much upside is really left here?" asked longhorn312.
Dow component Verizon jumped after the company reported a double-digit profit increase for the quarter thanks to strong gains in wireless subscribers. Verizon also said it wasn't able to meet customer demand for new iPhones because of supply constraints. Apple shares edged higher after topping $500 a share earlier this week.
"$AAPL I think we bulls have Stockholm Syndrome. It's up 0.5% after debt ceiling resolution and good news from VZ, and we're so thankful," wrote packyM.