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Leon Montana, left, works with fellow traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, June 8, 2015. U.S. stocks are mostly lower in early trading, led by declines in the energy sectors as the price of oil fell again. (AP Photo

US stocks open mostly higher

WT24 Desk

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.

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