Markets Right Now: US stocks open slightly higher
NEW YORK (AP) — Stock indexes are edging higher on Wall Street in early trading, extending the market’s gains from a day earlier.
Technology companies and health care stocks were among the biggest gainers early Tuesday.
Facebook climbed about 1 percent and Amgen rose 0.3 percent.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 28 points, or 0.1 percent, to 22,358. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index climbed 2 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,506. Both indexes closed at record highs on Monday.
The Nasdaq composite increased 10 points, or 0.2 percent, to 6,464.
Bond prices rose. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.22 percent.