U.S. Stocks Rise Amid Optimism on Greece Before Payrolls Data

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A report today showed companies in the U.S. boosted employment in June by 237,000, the most in six months. The increase followed a revised 203,000 rise in May, according to ADP Research Institute in Roseland, New Jersey.

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U.S. stocks rose, after equities capped their worst quarter since 2012, as Greece signaled it was ready to compromise for a bailout and investors awaited tomorrow’s monthly jobs report amid signs of a strengthening labor market.

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