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One reason so many investors are concerned about the stock market: The Dow Jones Transportation Average has nose-dived.
European stocks broke a three-day losing streak on Tuesday, building on gains in other markets boosted by signs of a global economic recovery and rising commodity prices. Gains for heavyweight miners boosted European shares after strong commodities prices steadied Asian markets earlier in the session. "Commodity prices are holding firm, particularly base metals," said Sue Trinh, FX strategist at RBC Capital Markets.