Mar. 8 - U.S. stocks rose as Greece moved closer to concluding a bond swap with private creditors that is needed to stave off a messy default.
Checking in on trading in US stocks are higher rate -- NASDAQ leading the way up almost 1%. After Greece moved closer to a deadline for onslaught with private creditors. Leading the -- Anthony S&P 500 right now check out materials and health care they are each up more than 1%. US crude right now clocking in just about one of 681 of Errol that on optimism over recent just six times of course. And goal it's up to you gaining strength from this year round. Jobs jobs and jobs on the line investors heading into Friday gave out this morning showing new US jobless claims unexpectedly rose last week. But not enough change perceptions labor market is strengthening. As for tomorrow's big jobs report analysts expect heroes of hosts -- -- February. Reuters -- X 2101000. Jobs were added last month. That's down from 243000. In January the unemployment rate is seen holding a three year low eight point 3% in February. Apple just can't stay out of the news Monday after unveiling any new iPad weren't that the Department of Justice has warned apple and -- the biggest US publishers. With allegedly colluding to raise the price of a source also telling Reuters several parties and party held talks to settle the potential antitrust case. Right now we have shares of apple up more than 1% the news first reported in the Wall Street Journal which also said that publishers have denied acting jointly. Now for stocks to watch at this hour we're keeping an eye on McDonald's. Although here is that hamburger chain's largest market revenue sales grew less than expected 4%. Sales in Asia the Middle East and Africa also admits analysts asked. Shares of -- McCain right now moving down more than 3% and here's an AIG. They are off more than two and a half percent. The US Treasury Department is selling six billion dollars of AIG stock between about here. The Obama administration will break even on its investment in incher and wind down programs. If you're helping to snap up some basement shares in its IPO your chances may have gotten a bit better. It's going to be tough but FaceBook adding 25 more banks helped underwrite its -- IKEA. And you banks including Citigroup Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank bring that total to 31. And I spreading the wealth of some smaller firms with retail accounts -- but shares could be more widely distributed. On the big day. That's up trading in hand I'm Jen -- this is foreigners.