Wall St. closes higher with help from Alphabet

wall st closes higher with help from alphabet

(Reuters) – The S&P 500 on Tuesday closed at its highest level since Feb. 1 as Alphabet’s blowout results bolstered expectations of a robust earnings season.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 196.57 points, or 0.78 percent, to 25,240.86, the S&P 500 .SPX gained 13.34 points, or 0.48 percent, to 2,820.32 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC dropped 1.11 points, or 0.01 percent, to 7,840.77.

Reporting By April Joyner

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