Investors seem to have forgotten all about yesterday's concerns, as existing home sales soared to their highest levels since mid-2010 and Italian bond yields fell, breaking a long stretch of higher rates for the country's sovereign debt. As of 2:15 p.m. ET, the Dow Jones Industrials
As of midafternoon, all 30 Dow components were higher. Financials again led the way, but also posting strong gains were Hewlett-Packard
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