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  FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2012 file photo, specialists Thomas Bishop, left, and Michael Pistillo work at their post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Stock futures were relatively flat ahead of the release of the latest data on consumer sentiment Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, amid a mixed bag of earnings from retailers. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)