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              Specialist Christopher Trotta works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, June 25, 2012. Wall Street was poised for a muted open Tuesday June 26, 2012, with both Dow futur

    Specialist Christopher Trotta works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, June 25, 2012. Wall Street was poised for a muted open Tuesday June 26, 2012, with both Dow futur

    Posted: 6/26/2012 2:03:30 PM EST
    Specialist Christopher Trotta works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, June 25, 2012. Wall Street was poised for a muted open Tuesday June 26, 2012, with both Dow futures and the broader S&P 500 futures up 0.2 percent. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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              FILE- In this Thursday, June 21, 2012 file photo, a trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York. Wall Street appeared headed for a higher opening, Friday June 2

    FILE- In this Thursday, June 21, 2012 file photo, a trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York. Wall Street appeared headed for a higher opening, Friday June 2

    Posted: 6/22/2012 9:18:26 AM EST
    FILE- In this Thursday, June 21, 2012 file photo, a trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York. Wall Street appeared headed for a higher opening, Friday June 22, 2012 a day after the Dow sustained its second-worst loss of the year. Dow Jones industrial futures rose 0.4 percent to 12,546 and S&P 500 futures added 0.4 percent to 1,323.50. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
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    Posted: 6/18/2012 12:00:47 PM EST
    In a May 29, 2012 photo trader Patrick McKeon, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Futures augured a lower opening on Wall Street Monday June 18, 2012 with Dow Jones industrial futures and S&P 500 futuresboth down 0.4 percent (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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    Posted: 6/18/2012 8:25:45 AM EST
    FILE- In this Monday, June 11, 2012, file photo, Specialist Frank Masiello, left, and trader Glenn Kessler work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Wall Street was on course to open higher Friday June 15, 2012, with Dow Jones industrial futures rising 0.4 percent to 12,650. S&P 500 futures gained 0.4 percent to 1,331.30. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
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    Posted: 6/15/2012 8:25:45 AM EST
    FILE - In this Monday, June 11, 2012, file photo, Trader Michael Iervoline works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Wall Street appeared headed for a choppy session Thursday June 14, 2012, with futures swinging between gains and losses. Dow Jones industrial futures was nearly flat at 12,423 while and S&P 500 futures were nearly unchanged at 1,308.40. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
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    Posted: 6/14/2012 8:25:45 AM EST
    FILE- In this Monday, June 11, 2012, file photo, traders Stephen Kaplan, center, and Jeffrey Vazquez, right, work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks were poised to fall Wednesday June 13, 2012. Dow futures lost 0.1 percent to 12,500.00 while broader S&P 500 futures dropped 0.2 percent to 1,317.70. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, FIle)
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    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Posted: 6/12/2012 9:36:23 AM EST
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange June 11, 2012. U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Monday, with futures for the S&P 500, the Dow Jones and the Nasdaq 100 up 1.0-1.3 percent. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Posted: 6/12/2012 9:36:23 AM EST
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange June 11, 2012. U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Monday, with futures for the S&P 500, the Dow Jones and the Nasdaq 100 up 1.0-1.3 percent. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Posted: 6/11/2012 10:19:25 AM EST
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange June 11, 2012. U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Monday, with futures for the S&P 500, the Dow Jones and the Nasdaq 100 up 1.0-1.3 percent. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS)
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    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Posted: 6/11/2012 10:14:47 AM EST
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange June 11, 2012. U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Monday, with futures for the S&P 500, the Dow Jones and the Nasdaq 100 up 1.0-1.3 percent. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS)
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    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Posted: 6/11/2012 10:11:05 AM EST
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange June 11, 2012. U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Monday, with futures for the S&P 500, the Dow Jones and the Nasdaq 100 up 1.0-1.3 percent. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS)
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    Posted: 6/11/2012 8:10:45 AM EST
    In an April 12, 2012 file photo traders Frederick Reimer, left, Gregory Rowe, center, and Robert Moran, second from right, work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. futures augured a lower open on Wall Street Friday June 8, 2012. Dow Jones industrial futures fell 0.7 percent to 12,316 and S&P 500 futures lost 0.8 percent at 1,299.60. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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    Posted: 6/8/2012 7:45:46 AM EST
    FILE- In this Friday, June 1, 2012, file photo, Trader Edward Curran, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Wall Street was set to open Thursday June 7, 2012 a little higher. Dow Jones industrial futures rose 0.1 percent to 12,431 and S&P 500 futures added 0.2 percent to 1,317.80.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
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    Posted: 6/6/2012 1:05:48 PM EST
    FILE- In this Monday, June 4, 2012, file photo, Trader Daniel Kryger right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Wall Street appears set for gains Wednesday June 6, 2012, with Dow Jones industrial futures rising 0.8 percent to 12,222 and S&P 500 futures adding 1 percent to 1,298. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
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    Posted: 6/6/2012 9:50:45 AM EST
    Trader John Panin, left, and specialist Frederick Edwards work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Friday, June 1, 2012. Wall Street appeared set for gains Wednesday June 6, 2012, with Dow Jones industrial futures rising 0.8 percent to 12,222 and S&P 500 futures adding 1 percent to 1,298. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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    Posted: 5/29/2012 7:45:45 AM EST
    FILE - In a Dec. 9, 2011 file photo specialist Michael Gagliano, foreground right, works at a post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Wall Street appeared set for a higher open, Friday May 25, 2012 with Dow Jones industrial futures rising 0.2 percent to 12,558 and S&P 500 futures gaining 0.3 percent to 1,326.20. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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    Posted: 5/24/2012 8:35:45 AM EST
    In an April 16, 2012 photo trader Richard Newman, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Wall Street headed for another day of losses, Wednesday May 23, 2012 with Dow Jones industrial futures down 0.5 percent to 12,410 and S&P 500 futures 0.6 percent lower at 1,306.50. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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    Posted: 5/18/2012 8:05:46 AM EST
    In this May 11, 2012, photo, trader Peter Mancuso, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks were set for a moderately higher opening Thursday May 17, 2012, with Dow Jones industrial futures up 0.3 percentand S&P 500 futures up 0.4 percent. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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    Posted: 5/17/2012 8:05:45 AM EST
    In a Monday, May 7, 2012, photo, specialist Stephen D'Agostino works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Wall Street was headed for a lower opening Wednesday May 16, 2012, with Dow Jones industrial futures losing 0.1 percent and S&P 500 futures down 0.2 percent. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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    Posted: 5/16/2012 9:00:48 AM EST
    In this May 11, 2012, photo, trader Edward Curran, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Wall Street was headed for a higher opening Tuesday May 15, 2012, with Dow Jones industrial futures rising 0.4 percent while S&P 500 futures added 0.5 percent. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)