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Stock indices were higher in midday trading on news of a possible bailout of Greece.

The S&P 500 was up 0.8% to 2,093.86. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 1% to 17,932.31. The Nasdaq was up 1.2% to 5,057.59.

The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond was up 0.1% to 2.42%.

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The price of gold was down 0.2% to $1,155.


Irvine-based Edwards Healthsciences Corp. was up 2.4% to $150.63 and a $16.2 billion market cap. Shares in the heart valve maker were maintained at or upgraded to “Outperform” by analysts at RBC Capital, BMO Capital and Northland Securities.


Lake Forest-based Del Taco Restaurants Inc. was up 2.8% to $15.57 and a $590 million market cap. Hedge fund and other institutional holders are beginning to disclose positions in the newly public fast food chain.


Irvine-based Autobytel Inc. was up 4.9% to $16.85 and a $177 million market cap on higher than average volume. The car sales leads generator had traded about 160,000 shares by midday, which was about one-third higher than its 90-day, full-day average.