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U.S. stocks finish higher on strong economic data

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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












DJIA, +0.73%










rose 150.52 points, or 0.7% to finish at 20,701.50, led higher by shares of Apple Inc.












AAPL, +2.07%










and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.












GS, +1.71%










The S&P 500 index












SPX, +0.73%










closed up 16.98 points, or 0.7%, at 2,358.57, with financial and energy stocks leading gains. The Nasdaq Composite index












COMP, +0.60%










finished up 34.77 points, or 0.6%, at 5,875.14.



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