Markets Right Now: Stocks rise for a 3rd day on Wall Street

FILE- In this Oct. 25, 2018, file photo the NYSE and Yeti logos are reflected in the glasses of trader Sal Suarino as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, Nov. 1. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):

4 p.m.

Stocks rose again on Wall Street, extending a rebound into a third day following a dismal October.

Technology and consumer-focused companies put up some of the biggest gains Thursday.

Chipmakers did especially well after taking a beating last month. Intel added 2.9 percent and Nvidia climbed 3.5 percent.

Amazon recovered 4.2 percent, but is still down 18 percent from the all-time high it reached in early September.

Chemicals maker DowDuPont jumped 8.1 percent after reporting a strong quarter.

The S&P 500 index rose 28 points, or 1.1 percent to 2,740.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 264 points, or 1.1 percent, to 25,380. The Nasdaq composite rose 128 points, or 1.8 percent, to 7,434.

Bond prices rose. The yield on the 10-year Treasury fell to 3.14 percent.

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11:45 a.m.

Stocks are moving solidly higher in midday trading on Wall Street as major indexes extend a rebound into a third day.

Health care companies are rising Thursday as giant drugmaker Pfizer gains 1.3 percent.

Chemicals maker DowDuPont also jumped after reporting a strong quarter.

The market is coming off its worst monthly performance in seven years after an October swoon briefly erased the year’s gains.

The S&P 500 index rose 19 points, or 0.7 percent to 2,731.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 216 points, or 0.9 percent, to 25,337. The Nasdaq composite rose 81 points, or 1.1 percent, to 7,388.

Bond prices rose. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 3.14 percent.

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9:35 a.m.

Stocks are rising broadly in early trading on Wall Street after several companies reported solid results.

Chemicals maker DowDuPont surged 7 percent Thursday after its third-quarter profit surpassed analyst estimates.

Health insurer Cigna also jumped 3.4 percent in the early going after its own results came in ahead of forecasts.

The market is coming off its worst monthly performance in seven years after an October swoon briefly erased the year’s gains.

The S&P 500 index rose 13 points, or 0.5 percent to 2,725.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 151 points, or 0.6 percent, to 25,268. The Nasdaq composite rose 44 points, or 0.6 percent, to 7,350.

Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 3.17 percent.

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