(CNBC) -- The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose slightly on Tuesday as Wall Street awaited the latest quarterly results from tech giant Apple.
The 30-stock index gained 51.74 points, or 0.21 percent, to close at 24,579.96. Pfizer was the best-performing stock in the index, while Verizon lagged.
Meanwhile, the S&P 500 slipped 0.15 percent to 2,640.01 as the tech and communication services sectors both pulled back 1 percent. The Nasdaq Composite underperformed, sliding 0.8 percent to close at 7,028.
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