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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The S&P 500 index finished unchanged on Wednesday as investors were reluctant to make big bets while they waited for the outcomes of major talks involving Greece and Ukraine, but Apple helped boost the Nasdaq after an activist investor’s bullish comments. Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis began tense talks with euro Read More

Stocks are mixed ahead of a meeting between Greece and euro zone finance ministers on the terms of the country’s bailout agreement.   Yahoo Finance Editor-in-Chief Aaron Task thinks that the two sides will reach a debt deal. “If Greece were to leave the Euro– if there was a Greek exit that would have major Read More

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian stock markets turned cautious on Wednesday while the U.S. dollar crept higher as looming euro zone meetings to discuss the Greek debt crisis threatened to produce more confusion than clarity. Euro zone finance ministers meet later on Wednesday and EU leaders on Thursday, but officials are already downplaying the chance of Read More

By Wayne Cole SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian stock markets were subdued on Wednesday while major currencies barely budged as looming euro zone meetings to discuss the Greek debt crisis overshadowed a firmer finish on Wall Street. Euro zone finance ministers meet later on Wednesday and EU leaders on Thursday, but officials are already downplaying the Read More

By Wayne Cole SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian markets got off to a cautious start on Wednesday as looming euro zone meetings over Greece overshadowed a firmer finish on Wall Street. Euro zone finance ministers meet later on Wednesday and EU leaders on Thursday, but officials are already downplaying the chance of a breakthrough. [TOP/EURO] Activity Read More

By Sam Forgione NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. and European shares rose on Tuesday after press reports on the possibility of a debt agreement between Greece and its major creditors, while U.S. Treasury yields rose on continued expectations of a Federal Reserve rate hike this year. Reports of a possible agreement between Greece and its Read More

By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks climbed on Tuesday, bouncing from two straight declines, on hopes a deal in Greek debt negotiations was drawing closer along with a lift from Coca-Cola earnings. Futures had surged to a session high after MNSI reported the EU Commission will propose a 6-month debt extension, citing Read More

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday, rebounding after two straight down sessions, on hopes a deal in Greek debt negotiations was drawing closer. The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> rose 38.11 points, or 0.21 percent, to 17,767.32, the S&P 500 <.SPX> gained 5.9 points, or 0.29 percent, to 2,052.64 and the Read More