HAPPY SHOPPERS: A jump in consumer confidence sent stocks modestly higher Tuesday. Stocks had soared Monday on a strong weekend of holiday shopping, breaking a seven-day losing streak for the S&P 500.
MIXED RESULTS: Stocks struggled to hold on to their gains as urgent talks in Europe proposing radical solutions to the region's debt crisis continued. Technology stocks lagged.
THE INDEXES: The Dow rose 32 points, or 0.3 percent, to close at 11,555. It had been up as many as 101. The S&P 500 rose 0.2 percent to 1,195. The Nasdaq fell 0.5 percent to 2,515.
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