Despite rioting on the streets of Athens, Greece's parliament went forward with an austerity deal that should open the door to its receiving further assistance from the rest of Europe. The stock market reacted favorably to that news and its positive impact on the global banking industry. At around 10:45 a.m. EST, the Dow Jones Industrials
Among stocks in the Dow, General Electric
Energy stocks were slightly higher Monday, with ExxonMobil
Stocks may rally after promising news, but it's all part of a bigger picture for the best stocks. To learn about some promising stock prospects, let me invite you to read the Motley Fool's latest special report and discover three stocks with the potential for huge gains over the long haul. It's free, but don't wait -- click here and read it today.
Fool contributor Dan Caplinger doesn't own shares of the companies mentioned. You can follow him on Twitter here. The Motley Fool owns shares of Microsoft. Motley Fool newsletter services have recommended buying shares of Chesapeake Energy, Microsoft, and Chevron, as well as creating a bull call spread position in Microsoft. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Fool has a disclosure policy.