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Wall Street points to first weekly gain in almost two months

A trader works on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, file)

Wall Street was pointing higher before markets opened early Friday, putting major benchmarks in a position for their first week of collective gains after a seven-week losing streak.

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