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S&P 500 set to toast one of its best years

The only threat to a New Year rally for the US stock market will be a spike in interest rates
Monday, December 30, 2013 - 06:00

US STOCKS finished the last full trading week of 2013 near record highs, and another gain this week will complete one of the best years for the broad market in history. The Standard & Poor's 500 was up 29 per cent for the year at the close of trading on Friday, sitting at 1,841 points. The