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A flag flutters in the wind outside the New York Stock Exchange November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Chip East

A flag flutters in the wind outside the New York Stock Exchange November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Chip East

A flag flutters in the wind outside the New York Stock Exchange November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Chip East
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Traders work the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Traders work the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Traders work the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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