NEW YORK — Stocks are slightly higher in early trading as investors look ahead to a busy week of economic reports and central bank meetings.
Banking and industrial stocks led the way higher early Tuesday. Boeing and JPMorgan Chase had some of the biggest gains in the Dow Jones industrial average.
In the first few minutes of trading the Dow was up 88 points, or 0.5 percent, to 17,812.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index gained 12 points, or 0.6 percent, to 2,093. The Nasdaq composite climbed 25 points, or 0.5 percent, to 5,133.
Bond prices didn't move much. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note held steady at 2.21 percent.
FILE - This July 15, 2013, file photo, shows a sign for Wall Street outside the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. Global stock markets were mostly lower Monday, Nov. 30, 2015, as investors looked ahead to this week's public appearances by the U.S. Federal Reserve chief for signs of whether the central bank will raise interest rates in December. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
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