U.S. stocks edged higher at the opening bell on Tuesday ahead of a speech by President Donald Trump that is expected to provide further insights on progress toward a partial U.S.-China trade deal.
The S&P 500 was up 0.1% to 3,091. The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 6 points, or less than 0.1%, to around 27,698. The Nasdaq Composite rose 0.2% to 8,479.
Reuters reported that Trump is also expected to put off for another six months a decision on whether to place tariffs of up to 25% on European auto imports.
In company news, Dean Foods shares were in focus after the dairy manufacturer declared bankruptcy.
Source : Market Watch