Stocks climbed on Tuesday as voters go to the polls to choose the next president and as investors looked forward to a resolution of the drawn-out race for the White House.
The Dow Jones industrial average was up 133.24 points, or 1.02 percent, to end unofficially at 13,245.68. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index was up 11.10 points, or 0.78 percent, to finish unofficially at 1,428.36. The Nasdaq Composite Index was up 12.27 points, or 0.41 percent, to close unofficially at 3,011.93.
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(Reporting by Angela Moon; Editing by Jan Paschal)