Stocks Continue to Climb as Companies Exceed Expectations

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KLA-Tencor ( KLAC ) shares surged 8.4% after the semiconductor-equipment company booked better-than-expected quarterly results.

-- Written by Andrea Tse and Joe Deaux in New York.

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