Paper and packing companies, like sector giant International Paper and its peer, Clearwater Paper were up big today. Motley Fool analyst, Taylor Muckerman, provides his take on why he believes these stocks trumped the overall market. Positive notes on growth from the Federal Reserve, and a major online retailer's recent earnings release should definitely be looked to as possible causes.
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