U.S. stocks finished higher Tuesday with the Dow industrials snapping an eight-day losing streak following better-than-expected economic data. The Dow Jones Industrial Average
rose 150.52 points, or 0.7% to finish at 20,701.50, led higher by shares of Apple Inc.
and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
The S&P 500 index
closed up 16.98 points, or 0.7%, at 2,358.57, with financial and energy stocks leading gains. The Nasdaq Composite index
finished up 34.77 points, or 0.6%, at 5,875.14.