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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St. closes higher with boost from banks

NEW YORK, Aug 1 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks closed higher on Tuesday and the Dow Jones Industrial Average racked up a fifth straight record high powered by Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase and other banks.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 71.36 points, or 0.33 percent, to 21,962.48, the S&P 500 had gained 5.97 points, or 0.24 percent, to 2,476.27 and the Nasdaq Composite had added 14.82 points, or 0.23 percent, to 6,362.94. (Reporting by Sinead Carew; Editing by James Dalgleish)