Stocks Ended Mostly Up

U.S. stocks mainly rose Tuesday as investors embraced corporate results. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 74.39 points, or 0.58%, to 13,001.56. The S&P 500 rose 5.03 points, or 0.37%, to 1,371.97. The Nasdaq Composite declined 8.85 points, or 0.30%, to 2,961.60.

Apple Inc on Tuesday reported quarterly revenue that handily beat Wall Street estimates, driven by strong demand for its iPhones and iPads, sending its shares 3.5 percent higher. The consumer electronics giant said its fiscal second-quarter revenue rose to $39.2 billion.

Google is hoping to build the world’s largest digital filing cabinet in the latest attempt to deepen people’s dependence on its services. The Internet search leader’s latest product stores personal documents, photos, videos and a wide range of other digital content on Google’s computers.

A new case of mad cow disease has surfaced in a dairy cow in California, but the animal was not bound for the nation’s food supply and posed no danger, the Agriculture Department said Tuesday.

A BP engineer intentionally deleted more than 300 text messages that said the company’s efforts to control the Gulf of Mexico oil spill were failing, and that the amount of oil leaking was far more than what the company reported, the Justice Department said Tuesday.

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