How the major stock indexes fared Tuesday

How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major stock indexes fared on Tuesday

Associated Press

U.S. stocks advanced on Tuesday, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average closer to 14,000. Drugmaker Pfizer rose after posting a strong earnings report, giving the Dow a lift. The Standard & Poor's 500 also gained, closing above 1,500 for a third day.

The Dow Jones industrial average closed up 72.49 points, or 0.52 percent, at 13,954.42.

The S&P 500 rose 7.66, or 0.51 percent, to 1,507.84.

The Nasdaq composite index was little changed at 3,153.66

For the week:

The Dow is up 58.44 points, or 0.4 percent.

The S&P 500 is up 4.9, or 0.3 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 3.95, or 0.1 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is up 850.28 points, or 6.5 percent.

The S&P 500 is up 81.65, or 5.7 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 134.15, or 4.4 percent.

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