US stocks soared on Tuesday and investors pushed the S&P 500 to its second record close in three days on signs of easing tensions over Ukraine.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged 227.85 points (1.41 percent), finishing at 16,395.88.
The broad-based S&P 500 advanced 28.18 (1.53 percent) to 1,873.91, exceeding by far Friday's record of 1,859.45.
The tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index blasted its way to 4,351.97, up 74.67 (1.75 percent).
The strong rebound wiped out Monday's sharp losses that came amid worries about a standoff between Russia and the West over Moscow's inten...