Talk of budget deal lifts stocks

Posted: November 29, 2012 at 3:17 a.m.

Stocks rose Wednesday on signs that lawmakers are edging toward a deal that would help the U.S. avoid the “fiscal cliff.” The Dow Jones industrial average closed up 106.98 points at 12,985.11. It had been down as much as 112 points in early trading.

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Business, Pages 28 on 11/29/2012