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Wall Street rises in thin trade day before election

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Chip East

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Chip East

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Chip East
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A woman walks past a giant American flag hung on the front of the New York Stock Exchange, November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Chip East

A woman walks past a giant American flag hung on the front of the New York Stock Exchange, November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Chip East

A woman walks past a giant American flag hung on the front of the New York Stock Exchange, November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Chip East
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A trader looks out at the floor of the New York Stock Exchange from the Goldman Sachs both with U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney on the television behind him, November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Chip East

A trader looks out at the floor of the New York Stock Exchange from the Goldman Sachs both with U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney on the television behind him, November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Chip East

A trader looks out at the floor of the New York Stock Exchange from the Goldman Sachs both with U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney on the television behind him, November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Chip East
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