TheStreet.com 21 took a turn for the better on Tuesday with 11 of the 21 components in the index ending higher.

The index, designed as a harbinger of economic recovery, rose 2.96 points, or 0.2%, to 1056.36. Once again, the index reflected the broader markets: the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

gained 22.81 points, or 0.24%, to end at 9,340.45, while the

Nasdaq

rose 6.33 points, or 0.36%, to 1,770.64.

Leading the way higher was Monday's biggest loser,

Solectron

(SLR)

, which gained 12 cents, or 2.15%, to $5.70. Retailer

Kohl's

(KSS) - Get Report

ended up $1.15, or 1.89%, at $61.95 and

Equity Office Properties

(EOP)

finished up 46 cents, or 1.72%, to $27.26.

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Meanwhile,

Tiffany's

(TIF) - Get Report

dropped the most, ending down 58 cents, or 1.49%, to $38.40. Other losers were

Smurfit Stone Container

(SSCC)

, which lost 10 cents, or 0.65%, to $15.17 and

Bank of New York

(BK) - Get Report

, which shed 16 cents, or 0.54%, to end at $29.56.

And

Yahoo!

(YHOO)

closed the day break even at $32.06.

Overall, the index is up 56.36 points, or 5.6%, from its start at 1000 on July 3.

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