Dow Jones rallies ahead of Amazon, Alphabet earnings; stimulus in focus

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Wall Street’s main indexes opened higher on Tuesday, building on the previous session’s momentum, as investors anticipated strong results from Amazon and Google-parent Alphabet while also looking for signs of progress on a pandemic-relief package.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 355.0 points, or 1.18%, at the open to 30,567.35. The S&P 500 rose 43.63 points, or 1.16%, at the open to 3,817.49, while the Nasdaq Composite rose 163.7 points, or 1.22%, to 13,567.28 at the opening bell.