U.S. Stocks End Higher; S&P 500 Breaks 9-quarter Win Streak

By Anora MahmudovaMarketWatch Pulse

The S&P 500 ended Tuesday's choppy session slightly higher, as investors reacted to Greece headlines, but deep losses during the previous trading day resulted in monthly and quarterly losses for the main indexes. The S&P 500 ended the quarter lower, ending a nine-quarter winning streak. Monthly losses for both the S&P 500 and Dow industrials were biggest since January, 2.1% and 2.2% respectively. The S&P 500 ended 5.45 points, or 0.3%, higher at 2,063.09. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 22.82 points, or 0.1%, to 17,619.17. The Nasdaq Composite gained 28.40 points, or 0.7% to 4,958. The tech-heavy index booked a 1.6% monthly loss, but finished the quarter 1.8% higher.

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