Stocks rose on Tuesday.
While the S&P 500 rose just 0.2 percent, the Russell 2000 jumped 1.1 percent.
Emerging markets also did well. The MSCI Emerging Markets Index rose 0.4 percent, with Brazil's Ibovespa surging 2.3 percent.
US crude oil rose 3.3 percent to close at the highest level in more than five months.