NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Dow Jones and S&P 500 indexes edged higher on Tuesday after stronger-than-expected retail data, though tech heavyweight Apple dragged on the market for a third day.
The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> rose 27.18 points or 0.2 percent, to 13,534.5, the S&P 500 <.SPX> gained 1.63 points or 0.11 percent, to 1,472.31 and the Nasdaq Composite <.IXIC> dropped 6.72 points or 0.22 percent, to 3,110.78.
(Reporting by Caroline Valetkevitch; Editing by Nick Zieminski)
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