Joseph Chirico, left, talks with a fellow trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015. Stocks are climbing in early trading as buyers return to a market that has been mostly beaten down in recent days. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Joseph Chirico, left, talks with a fellow trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015. Stocks are climbing in early trading as buyers return to a market that has been mostly beaten down in recent days. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Richard Drew AP
Joseph Chirico, left, talks with a fellow trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015. Stocks are climbing in early trading as buyers return to a market that has been mostly beaten down in recent days. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Richard Drew AP

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