Wall St. edges up as results ease anxiety over earnings

April 21, 2015 2:01 PM

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Wall St. edges up as results ease anxiety over earnings

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks edged up on Tuesday for the second straight day as a spate of companies beat lowered earnings expectations, helping to ease fears of a disappointing quarter.

A majority of the top 10 S&P 500 sectors were up, with the health index .SPXHC leading the gains following Teva Pharmaceutical's (TEVA.N) bid for Mylan (MYL.O).

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