Renewed hope for a Greek deal boosted the markets to a sharply higher close with the Dow soaring 138 points to 17,757. Nasdaq climbed 26 points to 5,013.

On the upside

Shares of SciClone Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: SCLN) extended its gains.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch upgraded Schnitzer Steel Industries (Nasdaq: SCHN) from an Underperform rating to a Buy rating.
 
Blue Ridge Capital acquired an 8.32% stake in Fitbit (Nasdaq: FIT).

On the downside

Real Goods Solar (Nasdaq: RGSE) completed its $5 million public offering.

Teva Pharmaceuticals (NYSE: TEVA) and Xenon Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: XENE) reported disappointing results from a Phase 2b study of their chronic osteoarthritis pain treatment TV-45070.

TriMas (Nasdaq: TRS) closed an amendment to existing credit facilities.
 
In the broad market, advancing issues outpaced decliners by a margin of 5 to 3 on the NYSE and by more than 10 to 9 on Nasdaq. The broader S&P 500 climbed 14 points to 2077. Bitcoin slipped $3 to $259.
Despite offering new concessions to its creditors, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told Greeks to vote against the agreement. The markets retreated from early morning highs but continued to trade in positive territory with the Dow climbing 72 points to 17,691. Nasdaq gained 10 points to 4,997.

On the upside

Shares of Teladoc (NYSE: TDOC) surged on its first trading day.

ConforMIS (Nasdaq: CFMS) stock soared in its market debut.
 
WPCS International (Nasdaq: WPCS) announced that it signed $3.6 million worth of new contracts.

On the downside

Comstock Resources (NYSE: CRK) will sell its oil and gas properties in and around Burleson County, Texas for approximately $115 million.

Investors locked in profits on RCS Capital (NYSE: RCAP).

Profit taking weighed down shares of Advaxis (Nasdaq: ADXS).
 
In the broad market, advancing issues outpaced decliners by a margin of nearly 3 to 2 on the NYSE and by nearly 5 to 4 on Nasdaq. The broader S&P 500 gained 6 points to 2069. Bitcoin fell $5 to $257.
The markets opened sharply higher with the Dow soaring 130 points to 17,749 as Greece offered new concessions to its creditors. Nasdaq climbed 39 points to 5,026.

On the upside

Ace (NYSE: ACE) will acquire Chubb (NYSE: CB) in a cash and stock deal valued at approximately $28.3 billion.

TetraLogic (Nasdaq: TLOG) reported encouraging preliminary data from an ongoing Phase 2A study of birinapant to treat higher risk myelodysplastic syndromes.
 
Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: RCPI) reported positive results from a human proof of principle study with anatabine citrate.

On the downside

Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) warned that second quarter results would fall short of previous guidance.

Ballard Power Systems (Nasdaq: BLDP) priced its offering of 8.125 million common shares at the discounted price of $1.60 per share.

Chambers Street Properties (NYSE: CSG) will merge with Gramercy Property Trust (NYSE: GPT).
 
In the broad market, advancing issues outpaced decliners by a margin of more than 5 to 2 on the NYSE and by nearly 4 to 1 on Nasdaq. The broader S&P 500 climbed 16 points to 2079. Bitcoin lost $5 to $257.
Euro zone finance ministers agreed to meet tomorrow which lifted the markets to a higher close with the Dow rising 23 points to 17,619. Nasdaq gained 28 points to 4,986.

On the upside

RBC Capital Markets initiated coverage of Fitbit (NYSE: FIT) with an Outperform rating.

RCS Capital (NYSE: RCAP) agreed to credit modifications with its secured lenders.
 
Bargain hunters lifted shares of Progenics Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: PGNX).

On the downside

Pieris Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: PIRS) elected Dr. Jean-Pierre Bizzari to its Board of Directors at the annual shareholders meeting today.

Australia cut its iron ore price forecast for 2015 sending shares of Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE: CLF) lower.

Willis Group will acquire Towers Watson (Nasdaq: TW) in an all stock deal valued at approximately $18 billion.
 
In the broad market, advancing issues outpaced decliners by a margin of more than 3 to 2 on the NYSE and by 5 to 3 on Nasdaq. The broader S&P 500 gained 5 points to 2063. Bitcoin climbed $8 to $263.
The markets traded higher with the Dow adding 30 points to 17,627 as Greece asked for additional funds to avert a bankruptcy. Nasdaq rose 23 points to 4,982.

On the upside

KeyBanc Capital Markets analyst Akshay Jagdale said that TreeHouse Foods (NYSE: THS) could potentially buy ConAgra's (NYSE: CAG) private label foods business.

Bargain hunters lifted shares of Advaxis (Nasdaq: ADXS).
 
Alder BioPharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ALDR) president and chief executive Randall C. Schatzman will present today at the Washington Biotechnology and Biomedical Association 2015 Life Science Innovation Northwest conference.

On the downside

Shares of Ambac Financial (Nasdaq: AMBC) extended its losses.

Shares of Real Goods Solar (Nasdaq: RGSE) continued falling.

Tuesday Mornings (Nasdaq: TUES) chief financial officer Jeffrey N. Boyer resigned.
 
In the broad market, advancing issues outpaced decliners by a margin of more than 5 to 3 on both the NYSE and on Nasdaq. The broader S&P 500 rose 4 points to 2062. Bitcoin climbed $12 to $267.
The markets opened higher with the Dow rising 60 points to 17,656 as Greece engaged in last minute talks with euro zone officials. Nasdaq gained 26 points to 4,984.

On the upside

Signal Genetics (Nasdaq: SGNL) signed a Master Service Agreement with a leading pharmaceutical to conduct multiple clinical trials using Signal's MyPRS(R) genetic test to develop treatments for patients with multiple myeloma.

Juno Therapeutics (Nasdaq: JUNO) entered a 10-year, $1 billion collaboration agreement with Celgene (Nasdaq: CELG).
 
Bargain hunters lifted shares of Melco Crown Entertainment (Nasdaq: MPEL).

On the downside

Apollo Education (Nasdaq: APOL) reported lower third quarter earnings and revenue and cut its full year guidance prompting a downgrade.

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services downgraded the credit rating of Puerto Rico sending shares of MBIA (NYSE: MBI) lower.

Investors locked in profits on Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU).
 
In the broad market, advancing issues outpaced decliners by a margin of nearly 7 to 2 on both the NYSE and on Nasdaq. The broader S&P 500 gained 7 points to 2065. Bitcoin climbed $9 to $264.
The markets plummeted with the Dow collapsing 350 points to 17,596 as Greece edged closer to bankruptcy. Nasdaq sank 122 points to 4,958.

On the upside

Bargain hunters lifted shares of China Digital TV (NYSE: STV).

Shares of coal producer Cloud Peak Energy (NYSE: CLD) rose on the Supreme Court's ruling that the Environmental Protection Agency must consider costs when imposing new air pollution regulation.
 
On the downside

Shares of Real Goods Solar (Nasdaq: RGSE) extended its losses.

Puerto Rico's announcement that it may not be able to make debt payments weighed down share of Puerto Rican financial services provider OFG Bancorp (NYSE: OFG).

Mad Money's Jim Cramer said on Friday that Micron Technology (Nasdaq: MU) would continue falling due to price competition.

TheStreet expects Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) stock to drop.
 
In the broad market, declining issues outpaced advancers by a margin of nearly 10 to 1 on the NYSE and by more than 7 to 1 on Nasdaq. The broader S&P 500 plummeted 43 points to 2057. Bitcoin gained $7 to $254.

Markets plummet on Greek woes

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The collapse of Greek debt discussions sparked fears that Greece will exit the euro zone. The markets plunged during the midday with the Dow slumping 226 points to 17,719. Nasdaq plummeted 72 points to 5,008.

On the upside

Shares of Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) rose after the Supreme Court ruled that costs must be considered when the Environmental Protection Agency implements new air pollution regulations.

Aratana Therapeutics (Nasdaq: PETX) reported positive results from a field effectiveness study of the appetite stimulation drug capromorelin for dogs.
 
On the downside

Shares of DS Healthcare Group (Nasdaq: DSKX) extended its losses.

Guggenheim downgraded First Bancorp (NYSE: FBP) from a Buy rating to a Neutral rating.

Comments by Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla that Puerto Rico would not be able to pay its debts sent shares of financial services firm Popular (Nasdaq: BPOP) tumbling.

Shares of Cheetah Mobile (NYSE: CMCM) continued to fall.
 
In the broad market, declining issues outpaced advancers by a margin of nearly 6 to 1 on the NYSE and by more than 4 to 1 on Nasdaq. The broader S&P 500 plunged 26 points to 2074. Bitcoin gained $8 to $255.

Greek default fears sink stocks

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Fears of a Greek default sent the markets down to a sharply lower open with the Dow plunging 127 points to 17,819. Nasdaq tumbled 41 points to 5,039.

On the upside

Sterne Agee upgraded Chesapeake Energy (NYSE: CHK) from an Underperform rating to a Buy rating and lifted its price target from $9 to $13.

Shares of Petrobras (NYSE: PBR) extended its gains.
 
On the downside

Shares of National Bank of Greece (NYSE: NBG) fell as Greek banks remained closed on Monday and a 60 euros daily limit on ATM cash withdrawals was implemented.

Puerto Rico's announcement that it would be not be able to pay its debts sent shares of bond insurers Assured Guaranty (NYSE: AGO) and MBIA (NYSE: MBI) tumbling.

Profit taking weighed down shares of Seres Therapeutics (Nasdaq: MCRB).

Investors locked in profits on Penn Virginia (NYSE: PVA).
 
In the broad market, declining issues outpaced advancers by a margin of nearly 7 to 2 on both the NYSE and on Nasdaq. The broader S&P 500 dropped 13 points to 2087. Bitcoin rose $6 to $253.
The markets closed mixed with the Dow gaining 56 points to 17,946 as the deadline for Greece to approve a debt deal approached. Nasdaq lost 31 points to 5,080.

On the upside

Shares of AppFolio (Nasdaq: APPF) soared in its market debut.

BioLineRx (Nasdaq: BLRX) stock climbs again.

Shares of Winnebago (NYSE: WGO) extended its gains from yesterday when the recreational vehicle maker reported better than expected third quarter results.
 
On the downside

Real Goods Solar (Nasdaq: RGSE) priced its public offering of common stock and warrants at $3.65 per unit.

Concerns about a Chinese stock market bubble sent shares of Youku Tudou (NYSE: YOKU) tumbling.

Investors locked in profits on Glaukos (NYSE: GKOS).
 
In the broad market, declining issues outpaced advancers by a margin of more than 5 to 4 on the NYSE and by more than 7 to 5 on Nasdaq. The broader S&P 500 edged down a fraction to 2101. Bitcoin eased a fraction to $241. 

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