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The U.S. dollar strengthened and bond yields rose Tuesday after strong data on factory orders and service-sector growth, while European shares posted a modest gain to stem a recent declines.U.S. 10-year treasury yields hit a session high of 2.53 percent after the manufacturing and services data.The Standard & Poor's 500 Index was down 8.89 points, or 0.46 percent, at 1,930.10 . The Nasdaq Composite Index was down 13.51 points, or 0.31 percent, at 4,370.38 .The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index of leading shares gained 0.3 percent, a small recovery from its nearly 4 percent fall over the past two weeks on concerns over financial uncertainty about Portugal's Banco Espirito Santo, which was later bailed out.
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