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Stocks soar on Black Friday; tech leads the way

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The market enjoyed some Black Friday cheer, rising sharply as shoppers braved the annual post-Thanksgiving rush. Major indexes closed one of their best weeks of the year. Traders were encouraged by positive economic news from Germany and China. Tech stocks soared, and early retailer reports suggested strong consumer spending.

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