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Cisco is among the companies on Goldman Sachs strategist David Kostin’s list of S&P 500 companies that’s trading at 15.5 times estimated earnings.Albert Gea/Reuters

Cisco Systems Inc. reports third quarter earnings on Wednesday, it's perhaps the last time long-time CEO John Chambers will do so since he announced he would pass the title to Chuck Robbins as of July (Chambers will retain the executive chairman role at the company). Analysts expect to see some weakness in revenue (currency related) both otherwise appear upbeat about the networking company's plans for the future.

In other news, Facebook Inc tied up with nine news publishers to launch "Instant Articles" that will let them publish articles directly to the social network's mobile news feeds.

Instant Articles will let stories load more than 10 times faster than standard mobile web articles and will include content from publishers such as the New York Times, BuzzFeed and National Geographic, Facebook said in a blog post on its website.

- With reports from Reuters

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