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Stocks gained amid news of strong retail sales in October and acquisitions by Caterpillar and EMC, and despite continuing worries over debt troubles in periphery European countries. Caterpillar rose, while Disney fell.
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I’m "very bullish" on the North American agriculture business and stocks, said Charlie Rentschler, agriculture and machinery analyst at Morgan Joseph. He shared his best stock plays.