Market Snapshot: Forget the Fed — stock-market investors brace for Dow’s busiest week of earnings

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Facebook will be among the heavyweights reporting earnings this week

Wall Street is gearing up for a quarterly results whirlwind this coming week.

One-third of the 30 components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.25% and roughly the same share of the S&P 500 index SPX, -0.62% 144 companies, are due to report, making for one of the busiest earning stretches this season and the most frenzied for the Dow.

Ten members of the blue-chip Dow index, including Coca-Cola Co. KO, -1.23%Caterpillar Inc. CAT, +1.77%United Technologies Corp.UTX, +0.83%McDonald’s Corp.MCD, -0.94% and Visa Inc.

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