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U.S. stocks extend gains on strong jobs, consumer confidence data
NEW YORK, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) -- U.S. stocks continued to rebound from a five-day losing streak by midday Friday, as better-than- expected non-farm payroll report and consumer sentiment data boosted market optimism.
By midday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average soared 156.63 points, or 0.99 percent, to 15,978.14. The Standard
Xinhua is China's state-run news agency.
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