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  1. Economic Indicators Look Good Ahead of Government Report

    Businesses added more than 200,000 jobs in December, the highest number in more than a year, according to ADP, a payroll processor. U.S. mortgage applications rose too, as did retail sales. Even troubled JC Penny saw a “pleasing” performance. Experts hope all this good news is just a precursor to a positive Fed jobs report on Friday, showing the U.S. economy well on the road to recovery. 

    Source: Reuters, USA Today

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