TSC 21 Inches Higher - TheStreet

TheStreet.com 21 squeaked out a slight gain Tuesday, mirroring the broader markets.

The index rose 2 points, or 0.2%, to 1107, while the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

closed up 60 points, or 0.6%, at 9655, and the

Nasdaq

rose 14 points, or 0.8%, to 1908.

Sixteen out of the 21 individual TSC 21 components finished the day higher.

Level 3

(LVLT)

added 11 cents, or 2.1%, to $5.44, and

Continental

(CAL) - Get Report

gained 38 cents, or 2%, to $19.65. Retailer

Kohl's

(KSS) - Get Report

rose 95 cents, or 1.7%, to $55.50.

Of the decliners,

Yahoo!

(YHOO)

shares dropped 85 cents, or 2.1%, to $38.93.

Equity Office Properties

(EOP)

lost 16 cents, or 0.6%, to $28.84, while

Best Buy

(BBY) - Get Report

shed 21 cents, or 0.4%, to $51.38, despite affirming its expected third-quarter earnings.

In all, the TSC 21, which serves as an indicator of economic recovery, is up 107 points, or 10.7%, from its start at 1000 on July 3.