NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 21: A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) during late day trading on March 21, 2011 in New York City. The Dow Jones industrial average (INDU) rose 178... more 
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 21: A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) during late day trading on March 21, 2011 in New York City. The Dow Jones industrial average (INDU) rose 178 points to 12,037 according to an early close tally. Following news of a merger in the telecommunications industry and the gradual stabilization of the situation in Japan, stocks rose for a third consecutive day on Monday. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) less 
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