FILE - In this Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, file photo, Floor official Nicholas Brigandi, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are opening mixed on Wall Street as

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FILE - In this Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, file photo, Floor official Nicholas Brigandi, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are opening mixed on Wall Street as traders keep a close eye on budget talks in Washington as a deadline approaches for reaching a deal. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) less 

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