Greek epic: Stocks surged Friday after Greece and its creditors in the 19-nation eurozone reached an agreement on extending the country's rescue loans, a move that should ease concerns it was heading for the euro exit door.
Fraud protection: Intuit, the maker of TurboTax, jumped 5.5 percent to $96.11 Friday after the company reported better-than-expected results. The company also said it did not see any signs that the fraudulent tax returns filed earlier in the year, which caused TurboTax to temporarily stop transmitting state returns, led to any security breaches on the company's end.
Off the table: Food supplier Sysco rose 1.7 percent, to $39.20 after the Federal Trade Commission sued to stop Sysco from acquiring US Foods. Regulators say the deal would hurt customers by reducing competition between food supply companies.
Pay raises: Wal-Mart shares declined 3 percent Thursday after the retailer said it would raise pay for 500,000 workers to at least $10 an hour within a year. At least a half dozen analysts lowered their outlook for the company. Shares inched back Friday, closing at $84.30, up 1 percent on the day.
Air bag probe: The U.S. government said it will fine Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. $14,000 per day for failing to cooperate in a long-running investigation of faulty and potentially dangerous air bag inflators linked to at least six deaths. Takata shares declined 1.4 percent, to $22.50 Friday.
Bad broth: Fast-casual restaurant chain operator Noodles & Co. posted fourth-quarter profits that missed expectations and forecast 2015 profits that also landed short of analysts' estimates. Its shares dropped 32 percent on the news.
ASSOCIATED PRESS, REUTERS