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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange April 11, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange April 11, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange April 11, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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A man looks at an electronic board displaying Japan's Nikkei average (top C) and various countries' stock indices, as passers-by walk past outside a brokerage in Tokyo April 16, 2014. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

A man looks at an electronic board displaying Japan's Nikkei average (top C) and various countries' stock indices, as passers-by walk past outside a brokerage in Tokyo April 16, 2014. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

A man looks at an electronic board displaying Japan's Nikkei average (top C) and various countries' stock indices, as passers-by walk past outside a brokerage in Tokyo April 16, 2014. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
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A man smokes a cigarette outside The London Stock Exchange November 11, 2013. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh

A man smokes a cigarette outside The London Stock Exchange November 11, 2013. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh

A man smokes a cigarette outside The London Stock Exchange November 11, 2013. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh
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A trader looks up at a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange May 1, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

A trader looks up at a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange May 1, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

A trader looks up at a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange May 1, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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The curve of the German share price index DAX board is pictured at the Frankfurt stock exchange May 2, 2014. REUTERS/Remote/Stringer

The curve of the German share price index DAX board is pictured at the Frankfurt stock exchange May 2, 2014. REUTERS/Remote/Stringer

The curve of the German share price index DAX board is pictured at the Frankfurt stock exchange May 2, 2014. REUTERS/Remote/Stringer
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An office worker talks on his phone as he looks the stock board at the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) building in central Sydney June 15, 2012. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

An office worker talks on his phone as he looks the stock board at the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) building in central Sydney June 15, 2012. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

An office worker talks on his phone as he looks the stock board at the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) building in central Sydney June 15, 2012. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz
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