AIG fell nearly 2 percent after the company reported weaker-than-expected quarterly earnings.
Wells Capital's strategist says a potential "global, synchronized pop in growth" could extend the bull market.
Sprint, the No.4 U.S. wireless carrier, said its quarterly revenue fell 2.5 percent as it gave big discounts to attract more subscribers.
Gold prices, fresh from Monday's 15-month high, look set for further gains as the dollar weakens, says Jim Rickards.
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