US STOCKS-Wall St little changed ahead of Greek deal talks

miércoles 11 de febrero de 2015 10:57 GYT
 

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By Chuck Mikolajczak

NEW YORK, Feb 11 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were little changed on Wednesday, a day after the S&P 500 reached its highest level of the year and ahead of a meeting of euro zone finance ministers to discuss plans for Greece's debt.

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis headed for a showdown with euro zone finance ministers to deal with the nation's debt crisis at a meeting scheduled to start at 11:30 a.m. (1630 GMT) after his new leftist-led government won a parliamentary confidence vote for its refusal to extend an international bailout.

"It looks like we are kind of hanging in and waiting to see if there are any fireworks," said Peter Jankovskis, co-chief investment officer at OakBrook Investments LLC in Lisle, Illinois.

"The way these things have always gone is they play out until the very last second and then the sides come together. My understanding is the very last second is the end of the month so I don't know why anybody is even thinking something is going to be struck here."   Continuación...