NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose in early trading Monday ahead of the start of second-quarter corporate earnings reports.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 91 points, or 0.6 percent, to 15,226. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index gained nine points, or 0.6 percent, to 1,641. The Nasdaq composite rose 14 points, or 0.3 percent, to 3,490.
Alcoa rose 4 cents to $7.85. The Aluminum producer is scheduled to report its second-quarter earnings after the closing bell Monday.