By Ovunc Kutlu
ANKARA (AA) – US stocks opened higher Thursday to kick off the month of July on a positive note.
The Dow Jones gained 48 points to 34,551. The S&P 500 added 11 to 4,309.
The Nasdaq rose 29 to 14,533 with Netflix and Uber adding 1.3% and 2.5%, respectively.
The VIX volatility index showed a steep decline, falling 1% to 15.67. The dollar index was also down 0.1% to 92.35.
The yield on the 10-year US Treasury, however, was up 1.2% at 1.461%.