Wall Street climbs at open on earnings

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January 26, 2013 1:42 AM EST

Stocks rose at the open on Friday, putting the S&P 500 on track for its longest winning streak in eight years, buoyed by rosy earnings from Procter & Gamble amid a backdrop of sturdy corporate results.

The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> gained 16.82 points, or 0.12 percent, to 13,842.15. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> rose 2.48 points, or 0.17 percent, to 1,497.30. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> advanced 9.48 points, or 0.30 percent, to 3,139.86.

(Reporting by Chuck Mikolajczak; Editing by Bernadette Baum)

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