NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising in early trading, led by energy companies as the price of oil turns higher.
The Dow Jones industrial average gained 28 points, or 0.2 percent, to 16,401 as of 9:35 a.m. Eastern time Tuesday.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index climbed three points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,956. The Nasdaq composite rose five points, or 0.1 percent, to 4,812.
Energy and telecommunications stocks rose more than the rest of the market. NRG Energy rose 3 percent, one of the biggest gains in the S&P 500.
The price of U.S. crude oil was up 1 percent to $44.43 a barrel in New York.
Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.21 percent.