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Reuters| Fri Jan 12 10:40:50 EST 2018
* Rising rents, healthcare costs boost underlying U.S. inflation * Retail sales rise 0.4 percent; core sales up 0.3 percent * Facebook falls after making changes to News Feed * Indexes up: Dow 0.79 pct, S&P 0.61 pct, Nasdaq 0.61 pct (Updates to late afternoon, adds commentary, changes byline) By Sinead Carew Jan 12 (Reuters) - Wall Street continued its rally on Friday as fourth-quarter earnings season kicked off with solid results from banks and robust retail sales drove gains for consumer stocks. All three major indexes were on track for record closing highs for the second day in a row. JPMorgan, the biggest U.S. lender by assets, said a U.S. tax overhaul would help future profits by re..

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