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ADVFN III World Daily Markets Bulletin (December 18, 2012).

ADVFN I I I World Daily Markets Bulletin   Daily world financial news December 18, 2012 US Market Stocks Moving Modestly Higher In Early Trading Stocks have moved modestly higher in early trading on Tuesday, adding to the strong gains posted in the previous session. The major averages have all moved to the upside, although buying interest remains relatively subdued. The major averages are currently holding on to modest gains, not far off their highs for the young session. The Dow is up 17.90 points or 0.1 percent at 13,253.29, the Nasdaq is up 13.28 points or 0.4 percent at 3,023.88 and the S&P 500 is up 3.13 points or 0.2 percent at 1,433.49. The early strength on Wall Street is partly due to optimism about reports indicating that President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, are making progress on an agreement to avoid the looming fiscal cliff. Reports have suggested that a proposal from Obama has increased the amount of