U.S. stocks extended earlier gains in choppy trade on Tuesday, pushing the Dow and the S&P 500 up 1 percent as upbeat broker comments on technology bellwether Cisco Systems
U.S. oil futures prices jumped 2 percent above $48 a barrel, driving Exxon Mobil
The Nasdaq reached a session high, helped by Apple
The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> gained 73.51 points, or 1.02 percent, to 7,290.48. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> climbed 10.11 points, or 1.34 percent, to 764.00. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> rose 25.56 points, or 1.82 percent, to 1,429.58.
(Reporting by Deepa Seetharaman; Editing by Jan Paschal)