How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Tuesday

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Posted: Dec 29, 2015 4:46 PM

U.S. stocks are closing broadly higher on Tuesday as traders were encouraged by a pickup in consumer confidence and rising prices for energy. The gain pulled the Standard & Poor's 500 index back into positive territory for the year.

On Tuesday:

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 192.71 points, or 1.1 percent, to 17,720.98.

The S&P 500 index added 21.86 points, or 1.1 percent, to 2,078.36.

The Nasdaq composite gained 66.95 points, or 1.3 percent, to 5,107.94.

For the week:

The Dow is up 168.81 points, or 1 percent.

The S&P 500 index is up 17.37 points, 0.8 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 59.45 points, or 1.2 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is down 102.09 points, or 0.6 percent.

The S&P is up 19.46 points, or 1 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 371.88 points, or 7.9 percent.