U.S. stocks finished higher on Tuesday.
In world markets, European stocks ended higher, led by the DAX in Germany rising 1.85 percent. Meanwhile, Asian markets ended mixed, as the Shanghai Composite fell 1.1 percent and the Nikkei in Japan rose 1 percent.
In U.S. economic news, import prices fell last month on lower fuel costs, the Labor Department said. The latest data for imports and exports showed that import prices declined 0.4 percent in August, while export prices rose 0.5 percent.
The U.S. dollar rose versus the euro but fell versus the yen. Light sweet crude oil for October delivery rose $2 to $90.20 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Gold futures rose $24.80 to $1,838.50 an ounce.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 44.73, or 0.4 percent, to 11,105.85. The broader Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 10.6, or 0.9 percent, to 1,172.87. The technology-heavy Nasdaq composite index rose 37.06, or 1.5 percent, to 2,532.15.