Stocks close higher following solid earnings results

  • In this Thursday, July 18, 2019, file photo trader Dennis Maguire works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, July 23. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks marched broadly higher on Wall Street Tuesday as several major companies reported solid second quarter gains.