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Dow rises 285 points for 2nd straight daily gain as focus shifts away from growth worries to earnings season

Stocks are on the mend following pullbacks from record highs. Brendan McDermid/Reuters The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 285 points to extend a relief rally on Wednesday. The S&P 500 also rose and the Nasdaq Composite pushed through early weakness. Johnson & Johnson was among the Dow stocks that raised its annual earnings guidance. See more stories on Insider's business page. US stocks closed higher Wednesday, led by blue-chips as many corporate behemoths upgraded financial guidance, though questions linger about global economic recovery as COVID-19 infections rise. The Nasdaq Composite overcame earlier weakness while the Dow Jones Industrial Average soared 285 points to advance for a second straight day of gains. The Dow was helped by shares of Coca-Cola, Johnson & Joh...