U.S. stocks advance after three-session losing run
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks opened sharply higher on Tuesday, rebounding after a three-session losing run, after European officials moved to bolster Spanish banks and upbeat factory data from Britain and Italy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 89.08 points to 12,825.37. The S&P 500 Index added 8.63 points to 1,361.09. The Nasdaq Composite rose 20.07 points to 2,951.84.