U.S. stocks advanced Monday as investors grew more optimistic that there would be a breakthrough in talks between Greece and its lenders. Stocks also got a boost from deal news in the health care and energy sectors.

U.S. stocks advanced Monday as investors grew more optimistic that there would be a breakthrough in talks between Greece and its lenders. Stocks also got a boost from deal news in the health care and energy sectors.

For the day:

The Dow Jones industrial average added 103.83 points, or 0.6 percent, to 18,119.78.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 12.86 points, or 0.6 percent, to 2,122.85.

The Nasdaq rose 36.97 points, or 0.7 percent, to 5,153.97.

For the year:

The Dow is up 296.71 points, or 1.7 percent.

The S&P 500 index is up 63.95 points, or 3.1 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 417.92 points, or 8.8 percent.