(AP) - Stocks are closing out their best year since 2013 led by huge gains in technology stocks. The benchmark S&P 500 index soared 28.9% for the year.
Major indexes ended slightly higher Tuesday after spending most of the day wavering between small gains and losses.
Technology and health care stocks led the gainers. The S&P 500 rose 9 points, or 0.3%, to 3,230.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 76 points, or 9.3%, to 28,538.
The Nasdaq rose 26 points, or 0.3%, to 8,972.
Bond prices fell, sending yields higher. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 1.92%.
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