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Floor official Rudi Maas (left) and trader Thomas Kay work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011. The Dow Jones industrial average was down sharply after Italy's borrowing costs soared. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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Floor official Rudi Maas (left) and trader Thomas Kay work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011. The Dow Jones industrial average was down sharply after Italy's borrowing costs soared. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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