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Thu Oct 25, 2012 10:07am EDT
 
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Oct 25 (Reuters) - Some U.S. stocks on the move on Thursday:

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WALL STREET OPENS HIGHER ON DATA, CHINA HOPES

Stocks opened higher on optimism the economies of both the U.S. and China may be recovering. U.S. jobless claims fell by 23,000 in the latest week while the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said China's factory output should grow faster sequentially in the fourth quarter.

The Dow Jones industrial average was up 70.34 points, or 0.54 percent, at 13,147.68. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index was up 8.59 points, or 0.61 percent, at 1,417.34. The Nasdaq Composite Index was up 23.19 points, or 0.78 percent, at 3,004.88.

** PROCTER & GAMBLE CO, $70.06, up 3 pct (0945 ET)   Continued...