Stocks rose on Tuesday as data showing the biggest monthly jump in consumer confidence in six years lifted hopes of an economic rebound, while a brokerage upgrade of Apple Inc gave an extra boost to technology shares.

* The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> rose 196.17 points, or 2.37 percent, to 8,473.49. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> added 23.31 points, or 2.63 percent, to 910.31. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> gained 58.42 points, or 3.45 percent, to 1,750.43.

(Editing by Leslie Adler)