Assurances from Greece lift markets modestly higher
On the upside
MeetMe (Nasdaq: MEET) chief executive Geoffrey Cook sold 30,000 shares of company stock.
HCA Holdings (NYSE: HCA) will be added to the S&P 500 after closing bell today to replace Safeway (NYSE: SWY).
International Online reported that BLX was interested in buying Advanced Micro Devices (Nasdaq: AMD).
On the downside
Deutsche Bank downgraded Phoenix New Media (NYSE: FENG) from a Buy rating to a Hold rating.
Mobile Telesystems (NYSE: MBT) subsidiary Moscow City Telephone Network sold its 49.95% stake in Intellect Telecom
Moody's Investors Service affirmed its Baa3 rating on Energy Transfer Partners (NYSE: ETP).
In the broad market, advancing issues outpaced decliners by a margin of more than 2 to 1 on the NYSE and by more than 5 to 3on Nasdaq. The broader S&P 500 rose 5 points to 2057. Bitcoin gained $17 to $267.