NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are opening mostly higher as the market comes off a three-day losing streak. United Natural Foods slumped 5 percent early Tuesday after the food distributor reported disappointing results and lowered its full-year forecast. The Dow Jones industrial average edged up 31 points, or 0.2 percent, to 17,797 as of 9:35 a.m. Eastern time. The Dow turned negative for the year the day before.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index was up two points, or 0.1 percent, at 2,082. The Nasdaq composite fell three points, or 0.1 percent, to 5,017. The price of oil climbed $1.59 to $59.72 a barrel in New York. European and Asian markets mostly fell. Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.41 percent, AP reports.