U.S. Stocks End Slightly Higher; Energy Shares Rally

By Anora MahmudovaMarketWatch Pulse

U.S. stocks closed marginally higher Tuesday, as investors appeared to shrug off geopolitical fears. A 2.2% jump in energy shares helped lift broader markets. The S&P 500 closed 2.58 points, or 0.1%, higher at 2,089. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 19.58 points, or 0.1%, to 17,812.26. The Nasdaq Composite ended the day little changed at 5,102.81.

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