Wall Street rises ahead of earnings

By @ibtimes on

U.S. stocks rose on Friday as investors speculated quarterly earnings would show continued growth, but volume during the session was expected to be light.

The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> was up 37.39 points, or 0.30 percent, at 12,446.88. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> was up 5.91 points, or 0.44 percent, at 1,339.42. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> was up 11.19 points, or 0.40 percent, at 2,807.33.

(Editing by Kenneth Barry)

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