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Dow Gains 32 in Early Trading

April 20, 1999

NEW YORK (AP) _ Stock prices have opened higher. The Dow Jones industrial average is up 32 points in today’s early going. Advancers on the New York Stock Exchange hold a 9-8 lead over decliners.

The Nasdaq Composite Index is up six points and the S&P 500 Index is up eleven points.

Wall Street could very well find itself snapping back from yesterday’s technology selloff.

But analysts say there’s still reason for caution, as the market appears to be extending its recent volatility.

The market will be looking once again to corporate earnings news as a reason to move up or down today.

And with a large number of profit reports already released today, the vast majority of them have come in at, or above expectations.

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