How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Tuesday

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Posted: Jun 21, 2016 4:40 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose Tuesday as investors were relieved to hear Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen say the Fed would remain cautious in raising interest rates.

On Tuesday:

The Dow Jones industrial average picked up 24.86 points, or 0.1 percent, to 17,829.73.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 5.65 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,088.90.

The Nasdaq composite added 6.55 points, or 0.1 percent, to 4,843.76.

For the week:

The Dow is up 154.57 points, or 0.9 percent.

The S&P 500 is up 17.68 points, or 0.9 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 43.42 points, or 0.9 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is up 404.70 points, or 2.3 percent.

The S&P 500 is up 44.96 points, or 2.2 percent.

The Nasdaq is down 163.65 points, or 3.3 percent.