TheStreet.com 21 index climbed Tuesday, as the markets reacted cheerfully to a tepid statement from the

Federal Reserve

.

The index stopped at 1008.84, up 8.47 points, or 0.8%, from Monday's close at 1000.37. The

Dow Jones Industrial Average

rose 92.71 points, or 1%, to 9310.06, and the

Nasdaq

gained 25.5 points, or 1.5%, to 1687.01, after the Fed said "the upside and downside risks to the attainment of sustainable growth for the next few quarters are roughly equal."

Solectron

(SLR)

jumped 35 cents, or 7.7%, to lead the day. The tech outsourcer now stands at $4.90.

E*Trade

(ET) - Get Report

rose 44 cents, or 5.1%, to $9.04,

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Yahoo!

(YHOO)

rose 95 cents, or 3.3%, to $29.85, and

Ingersoll-Rand

(IR) - Get Report

gained $1.71, or 3.2%, to $55.49.

In all, 19 stocks posted gains, nine of which increased more than 2%.

However,

Continental Airlines

(CAL) - Get Report

fell 11 cents, or 0.8%, to $4.71, and

Level 3 Communications

(LVLT)

, shed 2 cents, or 0.4%, to $4.71.

Now, the 21 is back in positive territory, up 8.84 points, or 0.9%, from its start on July 3, at 1000.