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Traders working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, the United States, on Aug. 3, 2011. U.S. stocks ended higher in very choppy trading on Wednesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average snapping an eight-day losing streak, as investors bought in after severe sell-off.

Traders working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, the United States, on Aug. 3, 2011. U.S. stocks ended higher in very choppy trading on Wednesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average snapping an eight-day losing streak, as investors bought in after severe sell-off.

Traders working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, the United States, on Aug. 3, 2011. U.S. stocks ended higher in very choppy trading on Wednesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average snapping an eight-day losing streak, as investors bought in after severe sell-off.

Traders working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, the United States, on Aug. 3, 2011. U.S. stocks ended higher in very choppy trading on Wednesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average snapping an eight-day losing streak, as investors bought in after severe sell-off.

Traders working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, the United States, on Aug. 3, 2011. U.S. stocks ended higher in very choppy trading on Wednesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average snapping an eight-day losing streak, as investors bought in after severe sell-off.