NEW YORK, Dec 17 (Reuters) - The S&P 500 rose more than 1
percent on Monday as stocks added to gains after President
Barack Obama and Republican House Speaker John Boehner met for
talks on averting the "fiscal cliff".
The Dow Jones industrial average was up 82.30 points,
or 0.63 percent, at 13,217.31. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index
was up 13.60 points, or 0.96 percent, at 1,427.18, after
briefly rising more than 1 percent. The Nasdaq Composite Index
was up 30.66 points, or 1.03 percent, at 3,002.00.