U.S. stocks mostly rose Tuesday, looking to extend the previous session's gains as investors appeared to focus on the reopening of the economy while looking past the civil unrest gripping the nation. The S&P 500 /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.45% was up 0.3% to 3,063. The Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.36% advanced 127 points, or 0.5%, to 25,602. The Nasdaq Composite /zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime COMP 0.00% was down less than a point to 9,552. Wall Street mostly focused on the U.S.'s steady efforts to remove lockdown measures implemented to stem the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. But the potential for additional turmoil could overshadow markets as President Donald Trump threatened to deploy military troops across cities facing protests.
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Dow rises as Wall Street focuses on easing coronavirus lockdowns amid civil unrest