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Mon Sep 9, 2013 11:00am EDT
 
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Sept. 9 (Reuters) - Some U.S. stocks on the move on Monday:

CHINA DATA HELPS WALL ST GAIN FOR FIFTH STRAIGHT DAY

U.S. stocks rose, helping the S&P advance for a fifth straight day following upbeat economic data from China, though concerns about the possibility of a Western strike against Syria tempered investor enthusiasm.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 0.67 percent, the S&P 500 gained 0.62 percent and the Nasdaq Composite added 0.71 percent.

** MOLEX INC, $38.47, up 31 pct (9:51 a.m. ET)

The maker of electronic connectors and cable assembly products said privately owned energy and chemicals conglomerate Koch Industries would buy it for about $7.2 billion.

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