NEW YORK — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local):
Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street as investors return from the holiday weekend in a buying mood.
Energy companies and banks posted some of the biggest gains in early trading Tuesday. Hess rose 2
The gains sent indexes further into record territory. U.S. markets were closed Monday for Presidents Day.
Several companies were rising after reporting better results than analysts expected. Wal-Mart jumped 2.6
The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 7 points, or 0.3
The Dow Jones industrial average gained 71 points, or 0.4