U.S. Stocks Close Higher; Dow Gains 113 Points

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U.S. stocks closed higher on Tuesday, as investors shrugged off worries about unsuccessful Greek debt talks and awaited the outcome of the two-day Federal Reserve policy meeting which concludes on Wednesday. The S&P 500 gained 11.86 points, or 0.6%, to 2,096.29. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 113.31 points, or 0.6%, to 17,904.48. The Nasdaq Composite ended the day up 25.58 points, or 0.5% at 5,055.55.

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