Stocks, Euro Extend Advance as Germany, France Confirm Suppo

Stocks, Euro Extend Advance as Germany, France Confirm Suppo

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U.S. stocks and the euro extended gains as French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel said they’re convinced Greece will remain in the euro area, according to a statement issued by Sarkozy after they spoke to Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou by telephone.