The Dow Jones industrial average rose 89 points in Tuesday trading to close at 17,918.

The S&P 500 rose 6 points to 2,110.

The Nasdaq rose 18 points to 5,145.

The LABJ Stock Index rose 1 point to 242.

Gainers and Losers

Billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong’s Culver City clinical-stage immunotherapy firm NantKwest Inc. was Tuesday’s biggest local gainer. Shares rose 19 percent on the day, closing at $15.36.

Tuesday’s biggest loser among stocks trading above $1 was Qualstar Corp. Shares of the company fell 7 percent on the day, closing at $1.11.

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