The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 16.2 points, or 0.1%, at 12,966, after breaching the psychologically significant level of 13,000 for the first time since May 2008. Twenty two of the 30 blue-chip components rose, with Alcoa ( AA), Kraft ( KFT) and Caterpillar ( CAT) leading gains. Wal-Mart ( WMT), Travelers ( TRV) and Merck ( MRK) were the biggest laggards. The S&P 500 finished up 1 point, or 0.07%, at 1362. The Nasdaq slipped 3.2 points, or 0.1%, to 2948.
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Stocks posted a mixed close Tuesday as the Dow pulled off the 13,000 mark and the market gave Greece's second bailout package a tepid reception.
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