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U.S. stocks head higher as Greece debt talks proceed

U.S. stocks head higher as Greece debt talks proceed

U.S. stocks swung from losses to modest gains Tuesday as European leaders met to discuss Greece's strained finances. The biggest winners were utilities, large stable stocks that usually hold up well in a downturn. KEEPING SCORE: As of 2:50 p.m. Eastern time, the Standard & Poor's 500 index was up 12 points, or 0.6 percent, to 2,080. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 91 points, or 0.5 percent, to 17,775, while the Nasdaq composite fell 9 points, or 0.2 percent, to 4,983. GREECE: Greece and its creditors were holding talks in Brussels on Tuesday to discuss how to keep the country from falling out of the euro. Analysts say Greece has little time left before its banks run out...

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