Stocks on Wall Street continued to rebound from the coronavirus-related plunge on Monday,… this as investors positively weighed the Trump administration's extension of social-distancing guidelines until the end of April.
The Dow Jones finished nearly 700-points or 3-percent higher -largely led by Johnson & Johnson that has been identified as a lead candidate for coronavirus treatment.
S&P 500 also recorded its fourth gain in five sessions,… closing up 3-and-a- half percent.
The NASDAQ closing about the same percentage amount higher at 7,774.
Oil prices dropped more than 6-percent as the pandemic continues to deal a devastating blow to energy demand.
Brent crude tumbled more than 8.8-percent to 22-dollars 73-cents a barrel,… an 18-year-low.
U.S. West Texas Intermediate was 5.8 percent lower at just over 20 dollars a barrel.