Stocks struggle for direction as investors weigh earnings

Stocks were off to a mixed start Tuesday as investors weighed a raft of corporate earnings reports and kept an eye on rising Treasury yields.The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 100 points, or 0.3%, while the S&P 500 edged up 0.1% and the Nasdaq Composite shed 0.2%. Treasury yields continued to march higher, with the 10-year yield topping 2.9% for the first time since late 2018, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond traded near 3%.

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