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Jan. 24, 2020, 9:36 a.m. EST

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Stocks opened with modest gains Friday, with the Nasdaq Composite pushing further into record territory, after a round of strong corporate earnings overshadowed worries over the spread of the coronavirus. The Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.09% rose 96 points, or 0.3%, to 29,256, while the S&P 500 /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.18% was up around 3 points, or 0.1%, at 3,329. The Nasdaq Composite /zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime COMP +0.20% rose 40 points or 0.4%, to 9,441 -- after posting a record finish on Thursday. Shares of Dow component Intel Corp. /zigman2/quotes/203649727/composite INTC -0.25% jumped more than 7% after reporting data-center sales late Thursday that topped Wall Street estimates. Shares of American Express Co. /zigman2/quotes/203805826/composite AXP +1.05% also powered higher, rising 5%, after reporting a fourth-quarter profit that beat expectations.

/zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime
US : Dow Jones Global
29,398.08
-25.23 -0.09%
Volume: 232.55M
Feb. 14, 2020 5:06p
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/zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime
US : S&P US
3,380.16
+6.22 +0.18%
Volume: 1.67B
Feb. 14, 2020 5:06p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
9,731.18
+19.21 +0.20%
Volume: 2.03M
Feb. 14, 2020 5:16p
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/zigman2/quotes/203649727/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 67.27
-0.17 -0.25%
Volume: 13.41M
Feb. 14, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
14.25
Dividend Yield
1.96%
Market Cap
$287.71 billion
Rev. per Employee
$659,665
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/zigman2/quotes/203805826/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 135.87
+1.41 +1.05%
Volume: 2.36M
Feb. 14, 2020 6:30p
P/E Ratio
17.01
Dividend Yield
1.27%
Market Cap
$110.06 billion
Rev. per Employee
$733,559
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