US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher on consumer, commodities

NEW YORK, Dec 28 (BestGrowthStock) – U.S. stocks (Read more about the stock market today. ) opened modestly
higher on Tuesday ahead of an expected lift in a measure of
U.S. consumer confidence, indicating the economic recovery
remained on track to sustain the year-end rally.

The Dow Jones industrial average (.DJI: ) was up 18.54
points, or 0.16 percent, at 11,573.57. The Standard & Poor’s
500 Index (.SPX: ) was up 1.56 points, or 0.12 percent, at
1,259.10. The Nasdaq Composite Index (.IXIC: ) was up 4.63
points, or 0.17 percent, at 2,671.90.

(Reporting by Ryan Vlastelica)

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher on consumer, commodities