NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Tech stocks led gains in the broad market Tuesday, bolstered by hopes of a third-quarter earnings beat by chipmaker Intel (INTC - Get Report). The Nasdaq closed up Tuesday 16 points at 2,417.Citing strength in PC chipsets and microprocessors for the third quarter, Intel posted strong results Tuesday, reporting a 59% leap in earnings over the same period last year. Intel also reported a quarterly profit of about $3 billion, or 52 cents a share.
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