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Tuesday, Dec 4
2012, 9:20 AM
Market preview: Stock futures are just about holding on to small gains, while London and...
Market preview: Stock futures are just about holding on to small gains, while London and Frankfurt have turned lower after rising earlier. The S&P benchmark is +0.1%. The market continues to remain hostage to the ebb and flow of the fiscal cliff talks. The focus should turn to Baxter after it says it's buying Gambro for $4B, while Toll Brothers jumps 4.1% following earnings, although MetroPCS is -6.9% after Sprint appears to lose interest. Later: Daniel Tarullo