Stocks edge up on Wall Street despite U.S.-China tariffs

The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 23.21 points, or 0.8%, to 2,759.82. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 99.74 points, or 0.4%, to 24,456.48. The Nasdaq composite climbed 101.96 points, or 1.3%, to 7,688.39. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks advanced 14.57 points, or 0.9%, to 1,694.05.