Markets Right Now: Stocks open higher on Wall Street

Markets Right Now: Stocks open higher on Wall Street
FILE- In this Dec. 12, 2018, file photo trader Gregory Rowe works at the New York Stock Exchange in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Monday, Dec. 17. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):

9:35 a.m.

Stocks are opening solidly higher on Wall Street as the market claims back some of the ground it lost in steep drops over the previous two days.

Technology and industrial stocks were among the biggest winners in early trading Tuesday.

Oracle rose 4.2 percent after the business software maker reported better earnings that analysts were expecting.

Boeing, which has taken sharp losses in recent weeks, rose 3.6 percent after announcing a stock buyback and a dividend increase.

The S&P 500 rose 18 points, or 0.7 percent, to 2,563.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 209 points, or 0.9 percent, to 23,812. It had lost just over 1,000 in the previous two trading days.

The Nasdaq rose 44 points, or 0.7 percent, to 6,798.

Bond price rose, sending yields lower.