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US stocks gain despite fiscal overhang

THE TAXMAN COMETH:Some stocks rose as companies moved forward dividend payout dates to before Dec. 31 to avoid an expected increase in tax rates next year

AFP, NEW YORK

“Markets will probably have to accept a few more weeks of brinkmanship before a deal is done. In the meantime, statements by public officials will swing equity markets to and fro,” IHS said.

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