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Tuesday Sector Leaders: Paper & Forest Products, Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Stocks

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In trading on Tuesday, paper & forest products shares were relative leaders, up on the day by about 1.3%. Leading the group were shares of Mercer International ( MERC ), up about 5.3% and shares of Schweitzer-Mauduit International ( SWM ) up about 3.4% on the day.

Also showing relative strength are oil & gas exploration & production shares, up on the day by about 1.2% as a group, led by Contango Oil & Gas ( MCF ), trading up by about 16.3% and Ion Geophysical ( IO ), trading up by about 11.7% on Tuesday.

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