U.S. Stocks Open Higher Ahead Of Yellen Testimony

By Anora Mahmudova Markets MarketWatch Pulse

U.S. stocks opened higher Tuesday, building on the previous session's gains as investors awaited congressional testimony from Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen. The S&P 500 opened 4 points, or 0.2%, higher at 2,086. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 30 points, or 0.2%, to 17,835. Meanwhile, the Nasdaq Composite began the session up 10 points, or 0.2%, at 4,847.

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