The Dow Jones Industrial Average a class=”qt-chip positive” data-charting symbol=”INDEX/US/DOW JONES GLOBAL/DJIA” data track hover=”QuotePeek” href=”https://www.marketwatch.com/investing/index/DJIA?mod=MW_story_quote rel=”noopener” target=”_blank/a> rose about 211 points, or 0.6% According to FactSet preliminary data, the Dow Jones Industrial Average a class=”qt-chip positive” data-charting symbol=”INDEX/US/S&P US/SPX” data track hover=”QuotePeek” href=”https://www.marketwatch.com/investing/index/SPX?mod=MW_story_quote” rel=”noopener”, target=”_blank>SPX, +1.15%/a> FactSet data shows that the S&P 500 SPX gained 1.1%. This is its highest daily percentage gain since Friday, June 15. The Nasdaq composite index COMP +1.65% grew 1.7%. The Nasdaq Composite Index is up 29.5% and the S&P 500 has gained 14% this year. S&P 500 Information Technology sector rose 2% on Tuesday. Communication Services rose by 1.1%. New home sales rose 12.2% in May. The S&P CoreLogic CaseShiller 20 city house price index also increased in April.