Stocks set for a strong open with several deals in the works


U.S. stocks are set for a sharply higher open following gains in overseas stock markets after the Group of 20 meeting. Finance ministers of the major countries agreed to maintain stimulus measures as unemployment in the U.S. and overseas keeps rising. With little in the way of economics data and earnings, investors mostly are following news of several potential deals.

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