Markets Right Now: Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):

9:35 a.m.

Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street as big technology companies like Apple claw back some of the ground they lost in a rout over the past two days.

Apple rose 1.5 percent in early trading Wednesday and Amazon recovered 3 percent. Both are still down sharply from the highs they reached earlier in the fall.

Foot Locker soared 16.6 percent after turning in solid quarterly results.

Safe-play stocks like utilities lagged the market.

The S&P 500 index rose 15 points, or 0.6 percent, to 2,657.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 119 points, or 0.5 percent, to 24,585. The Nasdaq composite rose 80 points, or 1.1 percent, to 6,988.

Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 3.07 percent.

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