U.S. stocks trade higher in final half-hour Tuesday, shaking off weakness after Russian missiles strike Poland


U.S. stocks were edging higher in the final half-hour of trade Tuesday, shaking off early weakness after news reports emerged of Russian missiles crossing over the Ukrainian border into NATO member Poland, killing two. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.17% was up 117 points, or 0.4%, near 33,652, while the S&P 500 index SPX, +0.87% was advancing by 1.1% and the Nasdaq Composite Index COMP, +1.45% was 1.8% higher, according to FactSet. Russian missiles reportedly hit inside Poland on Tuesday, after barraging Ukraine’s power grid, while also leaving most of neighboring Moldova without electricity, the Associated Press reported. At the session’s low, the Dow traded at 33,320.20.

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