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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 13, 2012 file photo, President Barack Obama's speech is shown on a television monitor on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. In 2012, stocks wavered ahead of a presidential election that at times seemed too close to call, and while Obama ultimately reclaimed the White House by a comfortable margin, the Republicans retained control of the House. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)