S&P 500 +0.42% Market rallied on better PMI data out of China and Obama back-pedaling by asking for authorization from Congress to bomb Syria. The market did close off the highs on the news Republican House Speaker John Boehner announced he would support Obama on Syria.
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$MSFT announces deal to buy $NOK device business, license patents, and mapping services