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In this Oct. 29, 2010 file photo steam rises from the chimneys in the industrial area in Duisburg , Germany. A closely-watched survey has found business confidence in Germany unexpectedly rising this month following six straight declines. Munich's Ifo institute reported Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
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In this Oct. 29, 2010 file photo steam rises from the chimneys in the industrial area in Duisburg , Germany. A closely-watched survey has found business confidence in Germany unexpectedly rising this month following six straight declines. Munich's Ifo institute reported Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)

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