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Markets' Rebound Inspires Optimism

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Markets' Rebound Inspires Optimism

Economy

Markets' Rebound Inspires Optimism

Markets' Rebound Inspires Optimism

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After taking a pounding this year, stocks enjoyed a big rebound this week, rising roughly 10 percent. Most experts say the bear market will linger for quite a while. Still, the surge was welcome news for investors who have hung in there through this market crash. What factors helped the rebound, and can it last?