(CNBC) — Stocks rose Tuesday on news that face-to-face talks between U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators would begin next week. A batch of stronger-than-expected earnings also lifted investor sentiment.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed to trade 150 points higher, or 0.5%. The S&P 500 also advanced 0.5% to trade back above 3,000 and the Nasdaq Composite traded 0.3% higher.

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