Monday, November 7, 2011

Wall St edges up, energy, materials lead

Stocks turned positive in early trading on Monday, led by energy and material stocks as crude oil prices rose more than 1 percent.

The Dow Jones industrial average was up 35.42 points, or 0.30 percent, at 12,018.66. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index was up 3.49 points, or 0.28 percent, at 1,256.72. The Nasdaq Composite Index was up 3.73 points, or 0.14 percent, at 2,689.88.


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