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Stock market edges up on stronger housi

Stock market edges up on stronger housing report
Associated Press

FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, file photo, Traders Ronald Madarasz, left, and Vincent Quinones work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Rising speculation that Spain will soon ask for help to keep its borrowing costs down continued to shore up markets Wednesday Oct. 17, 2012 in the run-up to a meeting of European leaders. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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