[U.S. stocks have risen for 7 consecutive days and the Nasdaq rose nearly 1%] U.S. stocks closed on Tuesday. The three major stock indexes rose for 7 consecutive trading days. The Dow initially closed up 0.17% or 56 points, the Nasdaq rose 0.9%, and the S&P 500 rose 0.25%. The Nasdaq China Golden Dragon Index closed down 0.7%.
US Tsunami Warning System: There is a tsunami threat after a 7.7-magnitude earthquake occurred