SAN FRANCISCO – Tech stocks mostly rose in early trading Thursday, with Angie's List Inc. one of the sector's biggest percentage gainers. Angie's List was up more than 9% at $14.99 a share after Raymond James analyst Aaron Kessler raised his rating on the online professional services recommendation company to strong buy from outperform, on expectations that sales and subscriber additions will improve this year. Gains also came from Hewlett-Packard Co. , Amazon.com Inc. and Apple Inc. . The Nasdaq Composite Index rose 12 points to 4,177.
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