(Updates with reaction to consumer confidence)
NEW YORK, July 31 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks extended early gains on Tuesday after data showed consumer confidence in July rose to its highest since August 2001.
The Dow Jones industrial average was up 126.89 points, or 0.95 percent, at 13,485.20. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index was up 12.93 points, or 0.88 percent, at 1,486.84. The Nasdaq Composite Index was up 21.79 points, or 0.84 percent, at 2,605.07.