Stocks Snap Losing Streak
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The major U.S. equity indices finished with slight gains Tuesday as the financial and technology sectors caught a bounce.
Wall Street was able to look past Spain's deepening funding worries for a day, and bonds -- still hovering at historically low yields -- saw some mild selling. It was a light day for economic data with the latest read on business activity in the U.S. services sector coming in a hair above expectations.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 26 points, or 0.22%, to close at 12,128. The positive finish snapped a four-day losing streak for the blue-chip index, which is now down 0.7% year-to-date.
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