NewsWatch: Dow up nearly 300 points as Coca-Cola delivers upbeat results but technology sector takes a breather after record run

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U.S. stock-indexes mostly rise Tuesday afternoon, with investors turning to beaten-down energy and financial stocks, as investors waded through a slate of corporate earnings reports, which included quarterly results from Coca-Cola, Lockheed Martin. See full story.

The stock market is positioned to rally if it can clear this low bar, fund manager argues

Why one fund manager is optimistic with the bulk of earnings still on tap. See full story.

‘Russian influence in the U.K. is the new normal,’ according to a powerful report by lawmakers

Politicians row over whether Kremlin sought to influence EU referendum, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson says: “We have seen no evidence of successful interference.” See full story.

IBM stock gains after earnings beat but the ‘really important stuff’ could be doing better, analyst says

International Business Machines Corp. shares are up 2% in Tuesday morning trading after the company topped June-quarter expectations, but analysts weren’t giving the company too much credit for clearing a low bar. See full story.

Trump tweets photo of himself wearing a mask in apparent U-turn: ‘Many people say that it is Patriotic to wear a face mask’

Three months ago, Trump said he would resist doing so: ‘Wearing a face mask as I greet presidents, prime ministers, dictators, kings, queens — I just don’t see it.’ See full story.

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