U.S. Stock Market Wrap

Dec. 5 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Deborah Kostroun reports on the performance of the U.S. equity market today. U.S. stocks advanced, following a two-day decline in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, amid optimism lawmakers will reach a budget agreement before the end of the year and after economic data topped estimates. (Source: Bloomberg)

Zuma Said to Tell Communist Officials He's Firing Gordhan
27:45 - South African President Jacob Zuma is said to have told senior leaders of the South African Communist Party that he plans to fire Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. Paul Gait, senior research analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein, and Bloomberg's Mark Cudmore discuss the comments on "Bloomberg Markets: European Open." (Source: Bloomberg)
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