Market Snapshot: Dow jumps triple digits to reclaim 25,000; banks pressured

U.S. stocks advanced Friday, with key indexes gaining strength, as investors digested the first major reads on the second-quarter earnings season, which showed mixed results out of major banks.

Stocks are on track to extend a recent uptrend and are also set for strong weekly gains. Investors are looking to the earnings season, which will pick up steam over the coming weeks, to provide clarity on whether corporate fundamentals are strong enough to offset the uncertainty surrounding trade policy and other potential headwinds.

What are markets doing?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.26% rose 96 points, or 0.4%, to 25,021.

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