–Stocks rebound from Monday’s losses; DJIA adds
–Small-business optimism slips last month
–Import prices for May see biggest monthly drop in nearly two years
NEW YORK–Stocks advanced, rebounding from Monday’s sharp losses, though caution about Spain’s debt crisis lingered ahead of a pivotal weekend election in Greece.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 18 points, or 0.2%, to 12430 immediately after Tuesday’s opening bell. The blue-chip benchmark shed 143 points on Monday.
The Standard Poor’s 500-stock index gained three points, or 0.2%, to 1311, and the Nasdaq Composite tacked on 11 points, or 0.4%, to 2820.
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