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S&P 500 and Nasdaq Post Record Closing Highs Pushed by Strong Earnings

Rob Lenihan

Stocks ended higher Tuesday , with positive earnings reports pushing the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq to record closing highs. posted stronger-than-expected first-quarter earnings as organic sales growth and operating margins showed solid improvements from last year. Stocks ended in positive territory Tuesday, with positive earnings reports pushing the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq to record closings.