Yahoo Finance's Jared Blikre examines market movements, as well as the the action surrounding retail, financial, and luxury brand stocks.
Yahoo Finance Live's Seana Smith breaks down the afternoon market action across markets and sector indices.
Stocks finished mixed on Tuesday, as investors stayed generally upbeat about the prospects for an economic recovery. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES: ^DJI) showed the biggest gains, with the S&P 500 (SNPINDEX: ^GSPC) lagging behind and the Nasdaq Composite (NASDAQINDEX: ^IXIC) actually losing a modest amount of ground on the day. Helping to boost the Dow were shares of Home Depot (NYSE: HD), as the home improvement retailer announced solid earnings results for its most recent quarter.