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Wall Street climbs as earnings gather pace; AmEx boosts Dow


By Tanya AgrawalREUTERS - U.S. stocks were higher in early afternoon trading on Thursday, with gains in American Express keeping the Dow Jones Industrial Average largely on track to snap a two-day losing streak.The credit card company was up 5.5 percent after reporting a smaller-than-expected drop in quarterly profit on Wednesday.Apple rose 1.5 percent after Morgan Stanley and Stifel raised their price targets on the stock, helping lift both the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq. "As we see a steady stream of earnings, on balance the season has been better and that's helping the market today," said Art ...

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First Published: Thu, April 20 2017. 23:32 IST