In this Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 photo, trader John Liotti, left, and specialist Donald Civitanova work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Global markets surged and Japan's benchmark index hit

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In this Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 photo, trader John Liotti, left, and specialist Donald Civitanova work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Global markets surged and Japan's benchmark index hit a fresh five-year high Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, as investors followed the lead of buoyant Wall Street traders encouraged by recent numbers indicating the U.S. economy is picking up. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) less 

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