The Dow Jones industrial average was up 193 points in trading day to close at 17,721.

The S&P 500 was up 22 points to 2,078.

The Nasdaq was up 67 points to 5,108.

The LABJ Stock Index was up two points to 238.

West L.A. patent monetization firm Marathon Patent Group Inc. was Tuesday’s biggest local gainer among stocks trading above $1. Shares rose 8 percent to close at $1.54.

Tuesday’s biggest loser, among stocks trading above $1, was cardiovascular therapy developer Capricor Therapeutics Inc. Shares fell 6 percent to close at $2.65.

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