The Standard & Poor's 500 index edged up three points, 0.2 per cent, to close at 2,022 Tuesday.
The Dow Jones industrial average added three points to 17,515.
The technology-heavy Nasdaq climbed 20 points, or 0.4 per cent, to 4,654.
Technology companies rose the most among the 10 sectors in the S&P 500 index.
Netflix gained 3.4 per cent. Delta Airlines jumped 7.3 per cent.
The price of benchmark U.S. crude oil fell $2.30, or 5 per cent, to $46.39 a barrel.