Stocks shot higher Tuesday, giving the market its biggest gain in a month. Results at Mattel, Goldman Sachs, and Johnson & Johnson were all above expectations. It was the second day of broad gains following a down week last week.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 127.55 points, or 1 percent, to close at 13,551.78.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 14.79 points, or 1 percent, to close at 1,454.92.
The Nasdaq composite index rose 36.99 points, or 1.2 percent, to close at 3,101.17.
For the week:
The Dow is up 222.93 points, or 1.7 percent.
The S&P 500 is up 26.33 points, or 1.8 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 57.06 points, or 1.9 percent.
For the year so far:
The Dow is up 1,334.22 points, or 10.9 percent.
The S&P 500 is up 197.32 points, or 15.7 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 496.02 points, or 19 percent.