Markets Right Now: Tech, energy lead early stock gains
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):
Stocks are edging higher in early trading on Wall Street led by gains in technology and energy companies.
Apple rose 1.3% in the first few minutes after the opening bell Monday.
Energy companies were rising along with the price of crude oil. Schlumberger climbed 1.7%.
Equifax rose 1.5% after a settlement was announced calling for the company to pay up to $700 million over a huge data breach two years ago that exposed personal information of nearly 150 million people.
The S&P 500 index rose 7 points, or 0.2%, to 2,984.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 45 points, or 0.2%, to 27,199. The Nasdaq climbed 31 points, or 0.4%, to 8,177.
Bond prices rose. The yield on the 10-year Treasury fell to 2.03%.