U.S. stock indexes were higher on Tuesday as a slight recovery in crude oil prices led to a surge in energy stocks.
Crude prices edged up as colder weather entered Europe and North America, raising hopes of a short-term uptick in the tepid demand that has plagued the commodity this year.
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