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Stocks Finish Up for a Third Day on Strong Earnings From Walmart, Cisco Systems

Rob Lenihan

The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished up more than 200 points Thursday after strong earnings reports from some market heavyweights. advanced after the networking giant posted fiscal third-quarter earnings that topped Wall Street forecasts. Stocks ended up Thursday after strong earnings reports from some market heavyweights helped push aside investors' concerns -- for now -- about the U.S.-China trade war.