Wall Street ends higher after bounce in oil prices

April 14, 2015 8:40 PM

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Wall Street ends higher after bounce in oil prices

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Dow and S&P 500 ended higher on Tuesday, helped by energy stocks and March-quarter earnings reports that topped modest expectations following worries about a strong dollar.

Shares of Exxon Mobil, Chevron and other energy companies followed crude higher after a forecast that U.S. shale oil output in May would record its first monthly decline in more than four years. The S&P 500 energy index .SPNY jumped 1.77 percent.

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