(CNBC) -- Stocks rose on Tuesday as Netflix led a rally in tech-related names after news that it would hike its monthly membership prices.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 155.75 points to 24,065.59 as Microsoft and UnitedHealth outperformed. The S&P 500 gained 1.07 percent to close at 2,610.30 as the tech sector climbed 1.5 percent. Tuesday was also the first time since December that the S&P 500 closed above 2,600, a key level watched by traders. The Nasdaq Composite outperformed, rising 1.7 percent to 7,023.83.