US STOCKS-Wall Street on firm footing after virus-driven selloff

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President Donald Trump is scheduled to hold a news conference on the coronavirus at 6 p.m. ET (2300 GMT). At 12:54 p.m. ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 108.42 points, or 0.40%, at 27,189.78 and the S&P 500 was up 14.81 points, or 0.47%, at 3,143.02. Walt Disney Co slipped 2.9% on news that Robert Iger will step down as chief executive officer, handing the reins to Disney Parks head Bob Chapek.

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