Afternoon Markets: Dow jumps 2% on Greece rescue hopes


The Dow Jones advanced more than 2% in early trading as investors reacted positively to signs Greece could get help from the European Union (EU).

Following news the EU will hold a key meeting on Thursday to discuss its highly-indebted nations, the Dow shot up more than 210 points, or 2.15%, to smash back through the through the 10,000 barr...

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