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BC-Financial Markets-Year End,ADVISORY

BC-Financial Markets-Year End,ADVISORY

PAGINATION EDITORS:

BUSINESS EDITORS:

Calling your attention to year-end market stories that will move Dec. 31 on business and general news wires. For questions, please contact AP Markets Editor David Brinkerhoff at DBrinkerhoff@ap.org, or 212.621.7540.

The AP

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YE-FINANCIAL MARKETS-RESILIENT BULL

NEW YORK -- Stocks delivered again in 2014. Even after a poor start in January and wobbles in October and December, the market climbed 13 percent for the year. The solid gain pushed the bull run for stocks into its sixth year. By Markets Writer Steve Rothwell. UPCOMING: 1,200 words by 11:30 a.m. EST. Will be updated after market close at 4 p.m. AP Photos.

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FINANCIAL MARKETS -- Daily spot story.

YE-FINANCIAL MARKETS-INSIDE THE MARKET -- A look at the 10 sectors in the S&P 500 and how they performed in 2014.

YE -FINANCIAL MARKETS-TOP STOCK WINNERS & LOSERS -- A look at the three biggest gainers and losers among S&P 500 stocks in 2014.

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YE-CHINA-STOCK MARKET-BEST PERFORMERS

BEIJING -- 2014 was the Year of the Bull on China's stock markets as the main index surged 54 percent, buoyed by hopes that Beijing will do more to reverse a slowdown in growth in the world's second-largest economy. By Business Writer Joe McDonald. SENT: 600 words. Photos.