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Wall Street Caps Turbulent Day With Solid Gains

FOX Business: Capitalism Lives HereAfter a volatile trading session, U.S. equity markets posted solid gains on the back of strong earnings from Coca-Cola and Johnson & Johnson. Today's MarketsThe Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 89.3 points, or 0.55%, to 16263, the S&P 500 advanced 12.4 points, or 0.68%, to 1843 and the Nasdaq Composite climbed 11.5 points, or 0.29%, to 4034.Corporate earnings season is revving up. Citigroup (NYSE:C) logged a first-quarter beat on Monday. Ahead of the opening bell Tuesday, Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) posted stronger-than-expected results on the top and bottom lines, while Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) revealed quarterly profits that beat views, coupled with sales that matched views. Chipmaker Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) and online media firm Yahoo (NASDAQ:YHOO) are set to unveil their quarterly results after the close of trading in New York. The economic docket was quite full on the day as well. The Labor Department reported prices for consumer goods rose 0.2% in Marc...

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