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One online coupon site hits it big in its first day of Wall Street trading and electric car sales are on the rise. Here's the Friday Bloomberg After The Bell Report from the New York Stock Exchange.
Stocks closed out Friday's session barely changed after earnings from big-name companies like Google and Microsoft disappointed investors.
Next week, Apple may join other tech companies in reporting a decline in profit as the world's most valuable technology company reports its latest earnings. Apple is facing more competition from Samsung and Google's android software, among others.
RetailMeNot.com made a splash on Wall Street Friday. The provider of online coupons saw its stock surge in its first day of trading after raising $191 million in an initial public offering. The website focuses on offering online coupons from more than 60,000 retailers and brands.
Going green is catching on. The Energy Department said U.S. sales of plug-in electric vehicles doubled in the first half-year after Ford added hybrid and plug-in models to its lineup and demand increased for Tesla's battery-powered sedan.