How the major US stock indexes fared Tuesday
The Standard & Poor's 500 index closed within a short reach of its all-time high on Tuesday. Rising home prices and orders for manufactured goods drove stocks up from the opening bell.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 111.90 points, or 0.8 percent, to 14,559.65.
The S&P 500 rose 12.08 points, or 0.8 percent, to close at 1,563.77.
The Nasdaq composite index rose 17.18 points, or 0.5 percent, to 3,252.48.
For the week:
The Dow is up 47.62 points, or 0.3 percent.
The S&P 500 is up 6.88, or 0.4 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 7.48, or 0.2 percent.
For the year:
The Dow is up 1,455.51 points, or 11.1 percent.
The S&P 500 is up 137.58, or 9.7 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 232.97, or 7.7 percent.