Stocks rose on Tuesday after a senior German ruling coalition source said euro zone governments have decided in principle to help debt-burdened Greece and that various options were being considered.

The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> gained 151.00 points, or 1.52 percent, to 10,059.39. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> rose 13.45 points, or 1.27 percent, to 1,070.19. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> added 22.15 points, or 1.04 percent, to 2,148.20.

(Reporting by Leah Schnurr; Editing by Kenneth Barry)