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Nasdaq leads Wall Street higher as yields retreat

The tech-heavy Nasdaq led Wall Street’s main indexes higher for a second straight session on Wednesday (April 20), as easing Treasury yields and overall earnings optimism helped counter a plunge in the shares of streaming giant Netflix.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 51.5 points, or 0.15%, at the open to 34,962.67.

The S&P 500 rose 10.1 points, or 0.23%, at the open to 4,472.26​, while the Nasdaq Composite rose 45.7 points, or 0.34%, to 13,665.37 at the opening bell.

(Production: Christine Kiernan)

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