Summary Box: Greece and manufacturing boost stocks

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Posted: Feb 01, 2012 5:21 PM
Summary Box: Greece and manufacturing boost stocks

TODAY THE GREECE GLASS IS: Half full. Greece and the International Monetary Fund said they expect to wrap up debt talks soon, which would clear the way for a bailout.

IN OTHER NEWS: Strong manufacturing data and construction spending helped stocks.

BY THE NUMBERS: The Dow Jones industrial average rose almost 84 points to close at 12,716. It's up 4.1 percent for the year.