Traders on Wall Street, the Nasdaq, the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average all beat Wall Street expectations Tuesday, sending the benchmark indexes higher.
The Nasdaq closed at 4,906.89, up 0.2 percent from Tuesday’s closing price.
The Dow Jones, up 1.5 percent, and the SACRAMENTO SHARE, up 2.9 percent, were among the best performers.
The S&P 500 gained 1.9 points, or 0.4 percent, to 1,633.93.
The Nasdaq composite, which includes tech stocks, closed at 2,664.16, up 13.2 from Tuesday.
The index is up 2 percent this year, its best performance since last year.
The Russell 2000 index, which tracks stocks based on their earnings potential, added 0.7 percent.