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Big day for stocks; Dow closes above 12,000

Richard Drew / AP

Raul Rodriguez sweeps the floor of the New York Stock Exchange after the closing bell on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011.

msnbc.com staff and news services reports:

Stocks rocketed Wednesday after the Federal Reserve said it was joining other major central banks in injecting more money into the global financial system.

The Dow Jones industrial average closed above 12,000 for the first time Since Nov. 15.

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