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Wall Street news today, July 15, 2014: U.S. markets rallied on Monday as concerns over European debt subsided and investors took a more optimistic stance on second-quarter profit season. The financial sector led the charge ahead of their earnings this week. Today's futures were mixed as the markets prepare for Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's semiannual testimony before Congress.
Investors will also keep a close eye today on earnings reports from Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE: GS), among others.