NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are mostly higher in midday trading as the market comes off a three-day losing streak.
United Natural Foods slumped 4 percent early Tuesday after the food distributor reported disappointing results and lowered its full-year forecast.
The Dow Jones industrial average edged up 21 points, or 0.1 percent, to 17,788 as of 11:45 a.m. Eastern time. The Dow turned negative for the year the day before.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index was up three points, or 0.2 percent, at 2,082. The Nasdaq composite fell nine points, or 0.2 percent, to 5,012.
The price of oil climbed $1.92 to $60.06 a barrel in New York.
European and Asian markets mostly fell.
Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.42 percent.