(CNBC) -- Stocks traded higher Tuesday after strong financial results from Google-parent Alphabet led a wave of upbeat corporate earnings.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 150 points with Goldman Sachs and United Technologies leading the blue-chip names with gains of 1.1 percent and 2.5 percent, respectively.
The S&P 500 added 0.5 percent thanks to gain in materials, telecommunications and energy stocks. The Nasdaq Composite originally rose more than 1 percent to an all-time high, but later retreated into negative territory. At the latest reading, the index was down 0.3 percent.
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