Stocks edge higher for first time in four days

NEW YORK • Stocks edged higher for the first time in five days Tuesday as better results from Best Buy and other retailers lifted the broader market. Bonds yields, which had been rising sharply for the last several days, pulled back some, bringing relief to investors worried about higher interest rates. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 19 points, or 0.1 percent, to 15,030 in the first hour of trading. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose four points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,650 and the Nasdaq ...

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