Stocks rise at midday, erasing an early loss
Published 02/23/2012, Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks recovered from an early loss on Wall Street today, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average within four points of 13,000. Traders were encouraged by more good news on the U.S. jobs market, but the gains were limited by poor results from retailers including Safeway and Kohl's.Word count: 623
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