Bank stocks and the broader markets had a choppy day Tuesday amid mixed reports about industrial activity and retail sales.

The KBW Bank Index closed up 1.05%, the Dow Jones industrial average rose 0.29% and the Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 0.09%.

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