US Stocks Open Higher as Earnings Roll In

April 15, 2015 2:06 PM

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Better earnings and rising oil prices are pushing U.S. stocks higher in early trading. Intel led the Dow Jones industrial average up after the maker of computer chips turned in higher earnings.

KEEPING SCORE: The Dow rose 96 points, or 0.5 percent, to 18,133 as of 10:02 a.m. Eastern time. The Standard & Poor's 500 rose 12 points, or 0.6 percent, to 2,107, while the Nasdaq composite added 22 points, or 0.4 percent, to 4,999.

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