Tech Energy Stocks Lift Wall Street

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– U.S. stocks powered higher on Tuesday, shaking off a subdued start, as Apple led a jump in technology stocks and a rise in oil prices lifted energy companies.

Apple rose 2.4 percent, boosting the three major indexes, a day ahead of an highly anticipated event in which the company is expected to unveil new iPhone models.

The technology sector rose 0.82 percent, on pace for its biggest jump in two weeks, also boosted by Microsoft and Facebook, which were up about 1.5 percent.




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