Markets Right Now Stocks open higher on Wall Street

NEW YORK — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):9:35 a.m.Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street led by gains in technology and communications stocks.Apple rose 1.3% and Amazon climbed 1% in the first few minutes of trading Tuesday.Charles Schwab plunged 8.5% after the company said it was eliminating trading commissions on stocks, exchanged-traded funds and options.Global markets were mixed after the World Trade Organization sharply cut its forecasts for trade growth this year and next.The S&P 500 rose 13 points, or 0.4%, to 2,990.The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 111 points, or 0.4%, to 27,029. The Nasdaq rose 47 points, or 0.6%, to 8,047.Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury rose to 1.73%.The Associated Press

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