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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, November 15, 2012. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

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