U.S. Stocks Advance as Weaker Dollar Sparks Gains in Commodities

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Rally Derailed as Jitters over Fed and China Persist

U.S. stocks rose amid light volumes a week before the Federal Reserve’s policy decision. Apple Inc. led a rally in technology shares, while a retreat in the dollar sparked a surge in commodities from oil to metals.

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