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Roundup: U.S. stocks notch record highs amid strong earnings

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

NEW YORK, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- U.S. stocks posted solid gains and notched record highs for the week, as investors bet on a strong corporate earnings season.
Shares of JP Morgan Chase ticked up Friday, after the financial giant posted better-than-expected earnings.
The bank announced fourth-quarter 2017 net income of 4.2 billion U.S. dollars, or 1.07 dollars per share.
BlackRock and Wells Fargo also reported stronger-than-expected quarterly results. Wells Fargo posted fourth quarter net i ...