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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 -3.56% rose 96 points, or 0.3%, to 29,256, while the S&P 500 /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -3.35% was up around 3 points, or 0.1%, at 3,329. The Nasdaq Composite /zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime COMP -3.71% 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 -4.01% 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 -4.97% also powered higher, rising 5%, after reporting a fourth-quarter profit that beat expectations.

/zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime
US : Dow Jones Global
27,960.80
-1,032 -3.56%
Volume: 452.58M
Feb. 24, 2020 4:20p
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/zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime
US : S&P US
3,225.89
-111.86 -3.35%
Volume: 2.72B
Feb. 24, 2020 4:20p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
9,221.28
-355.31 -3.71%
Volume: 2.75M
Feb. 24, 2020 4:51p
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/zigman2/quotes/203649727/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 61.76
-2.58 -4.01%
Volume: 26.79M
Feb. 24, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
13.08
Dividend Yield
2.14%
Market Cap
$275.18 billion
Rev. per Employee
$659,665
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/zigman2/quotes/203805826/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 128.19
-6.71 -4.97%
Volume: 5.88M
Feb. 24, 2020 4:10p
P/E Ratio
16.05
Dividend Yield
1.34%
Market Cap
$109.01 billion
Rev. per Employee
$733,559
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