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U.S. and European stock markets rebounded Monday, but the danger of ever more volatility kept investors' nerves under strain.Wild price swings accompanied last week's heavy stock market losses, the worst weekly equity slump in years, making it hard for investors to read the market with any degree of confidence from one moment to the next.Analysts are now predicting that Wednesday's U.S. inflation report for January, coupled with fresh retail sales data, may well spark another roller-coaster ride for equities if they confirm inflationary fears.The sudden market fragility comes after a stellar 2017 and a January that saw record and multiyear highs for stock markets around the world, after years of post-financial crisis stimulus.In commodities trading, both main oil contracts climbed Monday after sliding last week.
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