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Stocks rally ahead of the start of earnings season

FILE PHOTO: Traders react at the closing bell on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, (NYSE)  in New York, U.S., November 30, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

Stocks inched higher Tuesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average gaining for a fourth straight session, as markets brushed off mounting trade tensions and eyed the start of earnings season. The dollar and Treasury yields rose.

Here is the scoreboard:

Dow Jones industrial average: 24,918.58 +141.99 (+0.57%)

S&P 500: 2,793.51 +9.34 (+0.34%)

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    Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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