DOW UP 125

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Markets are up early in the  U.S. trading session.This could be a short squeeze as some of the outperformers are the most shorted stocks in the market.

Today’s gains come in the wake of a very strong German investor confidence report and a very weak U.S. small business confidence report.

Otherwise, there’s not much else to report.  The fiscal cliff continues to be on top of everyone’s minds.

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