Wall St. edges up on consumer, housing boost | Reuters

 Wall St. edges up on consumer, housing boost
| Reuters

NEW YORK U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, supported by upbeat consumer and housing data, in one of the lowest-volume sessions of the year.The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 14.89 points, or 0.07 percent, to 19,948.7, the S&P 500 .SPX gained 5.08 points, or 0.22 percent, to 2,268.87 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 24.75 points, or 0.45 percent, to 5,487.44.

(Reporting by Chuck Mikolajczak; Editing by Nick Zieminski)

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Updated Date: Dec 28, 2016 03:15:06 IST