Wall Street opens higher on upbeat earnings, healthcare boost
(Reuters) – Wall Street opened higher on Tuesday after a batch of upbeat earnings reports eased concerns over domestic growth and the fallout from the U.S.-China trade war, while a surge in Biogen (NASDAQ:BIIB) boosted the healthcare sector.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) rose 22.79 points, or 0.08%, at the open to 26,850.43.
The S&P 500 (SPX) opened higher by 4.01 points, or 0.13%, at 3,010.73. The Nasdaq Composite (IXIC) gained 25.14 points, or 0.31%, to 8,188.12 at the opening bell.