Wall Street Opens Higher, Led by Rebounding Tech Stocks

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street Tuesday, led by a rebound in the highly volatile technology sector.

The S&P 500 index rose 1.3% and the tech-heavy Nasdaq rose 2%.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.9%. Apple rose 1.8% and Microsoft added 2.3%.

Several retailers were making big moves after reporting their latest quarterly results.

Walmart sank 9% after reporting earnings that fell far short of what analysts were expecting.

Home Depot rose after its results came in much better than expected.

The yield on the 10-year Treasury note, a benchmark for mortgages, rose to 2.97%.