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What: Shares of boiler manufacturer Babcock & Wilcox
So what: The EPA and green groups are positioning the rule as a cost-saving measure, claiming it could reduce health-care costs related to harmful emissions. Babcock & Wilcox could benefit as a manufacturer of cleaner boilers, Bloomberg reported.
Now what: If that seems a stretch, you're not alone in thinking that. Babcock & Wilcox's early surge moderated to a mere 1% gain on a day when the Dow Jones Industrial Average
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