Tuesday, October 02 15:03:13
U.S. stocks rose at the open on speculation Spain will soon request a bailout, seen by some as the necessary next step to alleviating the euro zone's debt crisis.
The Dow Jones industrial average gained 46.20 points, or 0.34 percent, to 13,561.31.
The Standard and Poor's 500 Index rose 5.77 points, or 0.40 percent, to 1,450.26.
The Nasdaq Composite Index added 14.98 points, or 0.48 percent, to 3,128.51.