After a hiccup on Monday, equity markets returned to positive territory yesterday as the Dow Jones Industrial Average
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Up-front ad sales results out yesterday from Disney's ABC and CBS suggest lower-than-expected advertiser interest, as both companies sold roughly the same dollar amount of inventory, despite mid- to high-single-digit price increases. Particular categories of weakness were consumer packaged goods and pharmaceuticals.
Notable company events on tap for today include testimony from JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon in front of a Senate banking panel. Dow component Cisco
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