Earnings season off to good start

April 15, 2015 08:42 AM

U.S. stocks opened higher on Wednesday, with Intel Corp <INTC.O> leading the advance a day after the chipmaker gave a reassuring revenue outlook.

Intel rose 2.9% to $32.39 and was one of the biggest gainers on the S&P 500.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 82.85 points, or 0.46%, to 18,119.55, the S&P 500  gained 8.11 points, or 0.39%, to 2,103.95 and the Nasdaq Composite added 19.63 points, or 0.39%, to 4,996.92.

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