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S&P 500 Growth Gets A Boost From A Few Notable Earnings Reports

Great earnings results over the past couple of days has boosted S&P 500 blended growth up to 6.4% from 6.0% Tuesday. After the closing bell, Disney (NYSE:DIS) reported blowout earnings of $1.27, beating the Estimize consensus by $0.17 and the Wall Street consensus by $0.19. This is the most the company has surpassed the Street's expectations in the last 15 years! Revenues were also a bright spot, coming in close to $500M above estimates. The company linked its success to record themepark visitations over the holidays, and is looking to have another blockbuster year in 2015, mostly due to studio entertainment which will be releasing 12 new films this year, despite the fact that this segment saw revenues dip 2% in Q4 due to difficult YoY…