NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening slightly higher as Goodyear and other companies report strong results.
Health care stocks were among the biggest winners Wednesday. Gilead Sciences climbed 5 percent after reporting a surge in sales. The drug maker raised its full-year sales forecast for the second time.
Twitter sank 10 percent after reporting sluggish customer growth and Yelp plunged 28 percent after sinking to a loss and cutting its outlook.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 15 points, or 0.1 percent, to 17,645 as of 9:35 a.m. Eastern time.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index edged up two points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,095. The Nasdaq composite increased nine points, or 0.2 percent, to 5,098.
Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.27 percent.