U.S. stocks ended sharply higher on Wednesday, recovering most of the losses from the previous session. Tech stocks outperformed other sectors, sending the Nasdaq Composite to a record level. The index gained 73.84 points, or 1.5%, to 5,106.59. The S&P 500 closed 19.28 points, or 0.9%, higher at 2,123.48, several points away from its previous record. The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 121.45 points, or 0.7%, to 18,162.99.
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