Fiscal-talks progress lifts stocks

Posted: December 18, 2012 at 3:16 a.m.

Stocks rose on Wall Street on Monday as investors were encouraged by signs of progress in budget talks in Washington with just two weeks remaining before tax increases and government spending cuts take effect if no deal is reached.

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Business, Pages 24 on 12/18/2012


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