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Movers roundup: Dean Foods, United States Steel

The Associated Press

Among the stock activity stories for Wednesday, Jan. 2, from AP Business News:

— Shares of Dean Foods Co., the food and beverage maker, rose as the "fiscal cliff" compromise deal will avert the potential doubling of milk prices.

— Shares of United States Steel Corp. rose after the steel maker's stock was upgraded by Credit Suisse and the broader market rallied on the tax-rate deal in Washington.