- Associated Press - Monday, October 7, 2013

The data company predicts that earnings from July to September rose 3.1 percent, compared with growth of 4.9 percent in the previous quarter.

In commodities trading, the price of oil dropped 76 cents, or 0.7 percent, to $103.04 a barrel as crude production in the Gulf of Mexico got back on track after storm system Karen passed through. The price of gold rose $15.20, or 1.2 percent, to $1,325.10 an ounce.

Among stocks making big moves:

• Cooper Tire & Rubber fell $3.71, or 12.6 percent, to $25.81 after the company filed a complaint in a Delaware court on Friday asking that the Indian company buying it quickly close on the deal. Investors are taking the news as a sign that the deal is in jeopardy.

• Mattel slipped $1.03 cents, or 2.4 percent, to $41.52 after a Goldman Sachs analyst cut his earnings estimates for the toy manufacturer. The investment bank also cut its estimates for Hasbro, which fell 52 cents, or 1.1 percent, to $41.52. Goldman is predicting a tough holiday season for the two companies as children favor video games.

• Apple rose $8.07, or 1.7 percent, to $491 after a Jefferies analyst raised his rating and price target on the stock, saying improving margins should help the business until the launch of the iPhone 6.