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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange February 21, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange February 21, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

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A trader works by the post where Verizon is traded on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange February 21, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

A trader works by the post where Verizon is traded on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange February 21, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

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