Stocks close with modest advance


Stocks rose a bit Tuesday after a better-than-expected report on the housing market lifted consumer discretionary and energy companies. After rising as much as 74 points and falling 50, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 32.01 points, or 0.3%, to end at 12,534.67. Broadcasting stocks were mixed.

The RBR Radio Index was down .741, or .2%, to 396.172.

The TVBR Television Index was up 4.269, or 2.0%, to 218.507.

LIN TV, up 6.5%
Entercom, up 5.6%
Sinclair, up 4.2%

CC Media, down 6.2%
Radio One, down 3.7%
SBS, down 1.8%

RBR-TVBR Stock Index