As a result Apple phone sales will continue in Germany, the United Kingdom, France, Italy and the Netherlands.

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The Dow Jones industrial average rose 115.57 points to 13,350.96. The Standard & Poor's 500 rose 16.43 points to 1,446.79. The Nasdaq composite rose 43.93 points to 3,054.53.

Benchmark crude finished up 73 cents at $87.93 per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Brent crude, used to price international varieties of oil, rose $1.20 to end at $108.84 per barrel on the ICE Futures exchange in London.

Heating oil rose 4 cents to finish at $3 a gallon. Natural gas gained 6 cents to end $3.42 per 1,000 cubic feet. Wholesale gasoline added 4 cents to finish at $2.69 a gallon.

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