But Wall Street pushes the shares below $67 after hours. ESPN drives Disney's profit gains, but the company expects a writedown of at least $160 million from 'The Lone Ranger.'
The firm created the world's largest market place for yield curve hedging by institutions and corporations.
The banking industry stands to lose a lot of money on the decision.
Stocks are higher, though the day's biggest event may be yet to come as the FOMC completes it latest meeting and prepares to release a rate decision statement.
More than a dozen victims were targeted, including Dow Jones, Nasdaq, Visa, 7-Eleven, and J.C. Penney.
Stocks are mixed, with the Nasdaq supported in positive territory for the second day in a row by a post-earnings advance from one of its most high-profile members.
Indication that Europe is improving could not offset the negative sentiment ahead of more earnings and economic data.
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Six weeks later, most Americans have forgotten about the 2014 tax season -- except those who didn't file by the April 15 deadline.
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