Tech companies, banks lead stocks a bit higher

New York • U.S. stocks are higher Monday with big technology companies like Apple and banks leading the way. Banks are rising with bond yields after Congress agreed to a deal that will keep the government operating for the rest of the fiscal year. That averts a potential shutdown. Investors are selling bonds, gold, and high-dividend stocks. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index picked up 7 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,391 as of 1 p.m. Mountain time. The Dow Jones industrial average add...

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