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U.S. stock indexes looked set to open higher Wednesday with the Dow Industrials on course to breach the 22,000 mark, driven by a rally in Apple's shares.The Dow hit the 20,000 mark in late January and crossed the 21,000 mark in just over a month on March 1, helped by a rise in banks Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan.Two-thirds of S&P 500 companies have reported their second-quarter earnings so far and 72 percent of them have beaten Wall Street's expectations, according to Thomson Reuters.The S&P 500 is trading at about 18 times earnings estimates for the next 12 months, above its 10-year average of 14 times, according to Thomson Reuters Datastream.Garmin rose 7.72 percent and FireEye 7.56 percent after both companies reported strong quarterly results.
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