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Stocks rise as Greece nears debt solution

Stocks are rising for a third day as Greece clears a hurdle to more emergency loans and Bank of America settles with investors over failed mortgage securities. The Dow Jones industrial average is up 57 points, or 0.5 percent, at 12,245 in midday trading Wednesday. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index is up 9, or… Continue Reading Stocks rise as Greece nears debt solution

Stocks plunge on concerns about Greece

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NEW YORK (AP) – Stocks extended their plunge into a third day Thursday as investors succumbed to fears that Greece’s debt problems would spread. The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 900 points in afternoon trading. The Dow and broader indexes dropped more than 3 percent. The Dow had already fallen 284 points in… Continue Reading Stocks plunge on concerns about Greece

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