Stocks rise, boosted by Asia, German news

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Posted: Nov 24, 2014 9:40 AM

U.S. stocks rose in early trading in line with gains from Asian markets and thanks to improvement in German business confidence.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose six points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,069 as of 9:35 a.m. Eastern time Monday.

The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 40 points, or 0.2 percent, to 17,850.

Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.33 percent.