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Alcoa Earnings, A Nice Surprise

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Stock prices were on the upswing on Wednesday, January 9, 2013, after Alcoa reported higher earnings and predicted rising demand for aluminum in 2013.

The company reported a net profit of $242 million and fourth-quarter revenue that beat wall street expectations.

Alcoa is one of the largest Quad City employers with a plant in Riverdale, Iowa.