–US stocks rise with increasing optimism about Greece’s euro-zone prospects
–Benchmark indexes pare gains after ratings firm cuts Spanish debt
–BofA, Alcoa lead DJIA; all 10 SP 500 sectors advance
NEW YORK (Dow Jones)–U.S. stocks marched higher Tuesday on rising optimism about Greece’s prospects to remain in the euro zone, which offset a disappointing reading on U.S. consumer confidence.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 125.86 points, or 1.01%, to 12580.69. The Standard Poor’s 500-stock index climbed 14.60 points, or 1.11%, to 1332.42, and the Nasdaq Composite added 33.46 points, or 1.18%, to 2870.99.
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