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NEW YORK, Feb 20- The Dow and S&P 500 ended at record highs on Friday while the Nasdaq notched an eighth straight day of gains after Greek and euro zone finance ministers reached a deal to extend heavily indebted Greece's financial rescue by four months. The agreement removes the immediate risk of Greece running out of money next month and possibly being forced...
NEW YORK, Feb 20- U.S. stocks rose on Friday in a relief rally after Greece and euro zone finance ministers reached a deal to extend heavily indebted Greece's financial rescue by four months. News of the agreement, which removes the immediate risk of Greece running out of money next month and possibly being forced out of the single currency area, lifted U.S. indexes...
The uncertainty bodes especially ill for Masonite International Corp, Armstrong World Industries Inc, Mohawk Industries Inc and Masco Corp, which get nearly a fifth of their revenues from Europe. Fortune Brands Home& Security Inc, Norcraft Cos Inc and PGT Inc have relatively lower exposure to Europe, where new home sales this year have slowed in major markets,...
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