Stocks edge higher, led by technology

NEW YORK • U.S. stocks edged higher in early trading early Monday, led by technology companies, but many investors continued to focus on the quick rise in bond yields. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 21 points, or 0.1 percent, to 15,102. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 3 points, or 0.2 percent, to 1659. The technology-focused Nasdaq composite index rose 17 points, or 0.5 percent, to 3,651. Intel led the Dow higher after the stock was upgraded by the investment bank PiperJaffray, whi...

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