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Dow above 12,000 after strong earnings reports

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Stock indexes touched two and a half year highs for the third time this week after several large companies reported strong earnings reports.

Caterpillar Inc. rose 1 percent after its fourth-quarter profit quadrupled on strong global demand for mining and construction equipment. Time Warner Cable Inc. gained 2 percent after raising its dividend thanks to a 22 percent jump in income last quarter.

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