THREE DAYS: Stocks rose for the third day in a row on expectations that central banks of countries around the world will step in to limit the damage from a debt crisis in Europe.
ANOTHER ACT FOR GREECE: Now investors wait for a crucial election on Sunday in Greece that will help determine whether that country stops using the euro as its currency.
BOX SCORE: The Dow rose 115.26 points to close at 12,767.17, its highest finish since May 11. The Standard & Poor's 500 index climbed 13.74 points to 1,342.84, also its highest since May 11.
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