When earnings season comes, the results that big companies announce can pull the entire stock market up or down with them. Today, that news has largely been positive, and that's a big part of why stocks are moving strongly higher. At around 10:45 a.m. EDT, the Dow Jones Industrials
Earnings at Johnson & Johnson
Among other stocks, Chevron
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