Stocks Rebound on Retail Sales, Lower Oil

Two key levels were breached in Tuesday's session: The Dow moved above 11,000 and crude futures fell below $60

Stocks finished sharply higher Tuesday, buoyed by short-covering, a surprisingly strong retail sales report and a drop in crude futures. Volume rose ahead of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's first testimony to Congress on Wednesday, says Standard & Poor's MarketScope.

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