Traders hope a deal is near to ease the Greek debt crisis. But energy and tech stocks sag. Research In Motion shares are crushed. Apple is down for 2011. Oil hits a 4-month low.
The metals edge higher on demand for haven assets amid fears that Greece could default on its debt.
This time around, Greek riots don't pose as big a threat to US markets. But the same can't be said for European banks.
We may be seeing a standoff between Germany and the European Central Bank.
Prices get a slight lift as the European Central Bank holds off on any interest-rate hikes.
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An increase could boost commodity stocks.
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