NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks are rising in early trading as traders get ready for the latest report on U.S. manufacturing.<br />
The early gains Tuesday were broad. Seven of the 10 sectors in the Standard & Poor's 500 index rose, led by technology stocks.<br />
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 108 points, or 0.7 percent, to 16,934 in the first few minutes of trading.<br />
The S&P 500 rose eight points, or 0.4 percent, to 1,968. The Nasdaq composite gained 33 points, or 0.8 percent, to 4,441.<br />
The Institute for Supply Management will report on U.S. manufacturing production, orders and other activity in June. Economists forecast that the gauge rose for the fifth straight month.<br />
Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.55 percent.
A blustery winter storm dumped snow and ice across the West on Wednesday, making driving treacherous in the mountains from California to the Rockies and forcing residents and party-goers in some usually sun-soaked cities to bundle up for a frosty New Year's.
The United States and Cuba will sign an agreement next week to resume commercial air traffic for the first time in five decades, starting the clock on dozens of new flights operating daily by next fall, U.S. officials said Friday.
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