Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012. Stocks opened higher Tuesday ahead of a meeting of the Federal Reserve and possible additional steps to

 

              Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012. Stocks opened higher Tuesday ahead of a meeting of the Federal Reserve and possible additional steps to
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012. Stocks opened higher Tuesday ahead of a meeting of the Federal Reserve and possible additional steps to bolster the U.S. economy. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)