NCAA Football

Stocks edge higher in early trading

July 1, 2016

U.S. stocks are edging higher in early trading as the market loses momentum after a three-day rally. 

Consumer-focused stocks rose more than the rest of the market early Friday. Amazon and Home Depot each rose 1%, and Netflix moved up 4%. 

The Dow Jones industrial average was up 18 points, or 0.1%, to 17,946. 

The Standard & Poor’s 500 index gained 3 points, or 0.2%, to 2,101. The Nasdaq composite climbed 12 points, or 0.3%, to 4,855. 

Bond prices rose. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 1.43%. 

Read Full Article