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US stocks rise for a 5th day on solid earnings reports

Solid earnings reports Thursday drove the stock market to another record high. Stocks rose from the start of trading after JPMorgan Chase released results that were better than analysts expected. Companies are expected to report earnings dropped again in the April-June period, but a few big ones that have released numbers so far have beaten low expectations, encouraging investors. The ...

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Stock indexes stumble in early trading; Macy’s sinks

U.S. stocks indexes are slipping Wednesday morning. Retailers are slumping after Macy’s reported weak results and cut its outlook. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average lost 20 points, or 0.1 percent, to 17,737 as of 10:17 a.m. Eastern time. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index lost one point to 2,079. The Nasdaq composite shed five points, or 0.1 percent, ...

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