Stocks Ended at All-time Highs

U.S. stocks ended at all-time highs on Tuesday as investors considered a batch of retail earnings and updates on U.S.-China trade prospects. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 55.21 points, or 0.20% to 28,121.68. The S&P 500 irose 6.88 points, or 0.22%, to 3,140.52. The Nasdaq Composite gained 15.44 points, or 0.18%, to 8,647.93.

Oil prices edged higher Tuesday, gaining in four of the past five sessions. West Texas Intermediate crude futures for January delivery closed up 40 cents, or 0.6%, at $58.41 a barrel. January Brent crude gained 62 cents, or 0.9%, at $64.27 a barrel.

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