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How the major stock indexes fared on Tuesday


Stocks shot higher Tuesday, giving the market its biggest gain in a month. Results at Mattel, Goldman Sachs, and Johnson & Johnson were all above expectations. It was the second day of broad gains following a down week last week.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 127.55 points, or 1 percent, to close at 13,551.78.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 14.79 points, or 1 percent, to close at 1,454.92.

The Nasdaq composite index rose 36.99 points, or 1.2 percent, to close at 3,101.17.

For the week:

The Dow is up 222.93 points, or 1.7 percent.

The S&P 500 is up 26.33 points, or 1.8 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 57.06 points, or 1.9 percent.

For the year so far:

The Dow is up 1,334.22 points, or 10.9 percent.

The S&P 500 is up 197.32 points, or 15.7 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 496.02 points, or 19 percent.


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