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Stocks move higher in early morning trading

Stocks move higher in early morning trading

Stocks are higher in the opening moments of trading after a new report showed home prices rose for the third consecutive month.
Overseas markets are mixed.
The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller home price index, which measures housing prices in 20 major metropolitan markets, rose 1 percent in August from July, marking the third straight monthly improvement.
In the opening moments of trading Tuesday, the Dow Jones industrial average is up 46.03, or 0.5 percent, at 9,913.99. The Standard & Poor's 500 index is up 4.48, or 0.4 percent, at 1,071.43, while Nasdaq composite index is up 6.37, or 0.3 percent, at 2,148.22.
Investors uneasy about the strength of an economic recovery have pummeled stocks the past two days.


Updated : 2020-12-05 19:57 GMT+08:00