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Stocks close mostly higher as company earnings roll in
Stocks close mostly higher as company earnings roll in

Rising oil prices helped push the stock market mostly higher on Tuesday, but the gains were tiny as investors weighed a mix of encouraging and disappointing earnings reports. Stocks fell shortly after the open, then headed mostly higher along with the price of oil. Chevron led the Dow Jones industrial average higher with a 2.2 percent gain. A jump in JPMorgan Chase after the bank reported strong first-quarter earnings also helped push the blue-chip index higher. Wells Fargo slumped after reporting that its earnings had fallen. The Dow Jones rose 59.66 points, or 0.3 percent, to 18,036.70. The Standard & Poor's 500 climbed 3.41 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,095.84. The Nasdaq...

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