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Nations act, markets soar

Dow up 936 on signals of aid for banks

Stock traders celebrated in New York. Stock traders celebrated in New York. (Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)
By Beth Healy
Globe Staff / October 14, 2008

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US stocks rocketed out of the doldrums yesterday, shaking off eight days of losses as officials in the United States and Europe took steps to bolster their banking systems. (Full article: 960 words)

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