US STOCKS-Wall Street kicks off month on strong footing, growth stocks lag

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    By Shreyashi Sanyal and Sruthi Shankar

    May 3 (Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes rose on Monday after a week of largely upbeat earnings strengthened expectations of sustained profit growth for companies, while some high-flying growth stocks lagged a broader rally.

    With more than half of S&P 500 companies having already reported results so far, profits are seen rising 46% in the first quarter, compared with forecasts of 24% growth at the start of April, according to IBES data from Refinitiv. ...



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