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Stocks crept higher once again on Thursday thanks to a strong Jobless Claims report. That leaves us just 1.3% away from the record high of 1565. That may be in our reach as early as Friday if the Government Employment Situation report sings a song of job growth like ADP did on Wednesday.

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