Stocks gain in early trading

New York • Stocks rose in early trading Monday ahead of the start of second-quarter corporate earnings reports. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 91 points, or 0.6 percent, to 15,226. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index gained nine points, or 0.6 percent, to 1,641. The Nasdaq composite rose 14 points, or 0.3 percent, to 3,490. Aluminum producer Alcoa, traditionally the first company in the Dow to report earnings, will report its second-quarter earnings after the markets closes. Record company ea...

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