Wall Street opens up with eyes on earnings

NEW YORK - US stocks rose at the open on Tuesday, putting the S&P 500 on track to snap a two-session losing streak after a flurry of corporate earnings reports.

The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI rose 45.66 points or 0.28 per cent, to 16,504.22, the S&P 500 .SPX gained 10.4 points or 0.57 per cent, to 1,849.1 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 30.095 points or 0.72 per cent, to 4,227.676.

There are no market-moving economic data points on tap for Tuesday.