(CNBC) -- Stocks closed slightly higher on Tuesday as energy shares rebounded from steep losses in the previous session, but mixed messages from the Trump administration regarding trade kept a lid on gains.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 30.31 points to close at 24,283.11, with Apple and Chevron rising 1.2 percent each. The S&P 500 gained 0.2 percent and ended at 2,723.06, as energy rose more than 1 percent. The Nasdaq composite advanced 0.4 percent to 7,561.63 as Netflix rose 3.9 percent, after sliding 6.5 percent on Monday.
General Electric rose sharply on its first day after being booted from the Dow and posted its biggest one-day gain in three years.
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