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  • Stocks ended higher as investors took heart from strong economic news and shrugged off disappointing quarterly results ahead of a big week of earnings. Merck and DuPont led the Dow higher, while BofA fell.

  • Stocks lost a little steam in the final hour of trading as technology companies slid, although investors remained encouraged by several upbeat economic report. Merck and DuPont gained, while BofA fell.

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    Stocks finished up 1.5 percent or higher, sending the Dow back above 12,000, lifted by AT&T's $39 billion planned purchase of Deutsche Telecom's T-Mobile USA and investors who found buying opportunities in stocks they viewed as oversold.  Boeing and Alcoa led Dow gainers, while Pfizer fell.

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    Stocks pared gains in the final hour of trading Monday, but remained significantly higher, buoyed by AT&T's $39 billion planned purchase of Deutsche Telecom's T-Mobile USA and buying opportunities in oversold stocks.  Boeing and GE led gainers, while Pfizer fell.

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    Stocks gained despite continuing global tensions as M&A activity heated up and as Warren Buffet said Japanese stocks represented a good buying opportunity.  Microsoft and Boeing led gainers.

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  • U.S. stock index futures gained ahead of the market's opening Monday in the wake of stronger markets overseas, and buoyed in part by AT&T's plan to buy T-Mobile US from Deutsche Telekom to create the largest mobile provider in the United States. US stock index futures pointed to gains for Wall Street Monday, with sentiment helped after AT&T agreed to buy T-Mobile US from Deutsche Telekom, creating the largest mobile provider in the United States.

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