Stocks Chug Higher in Early Trading

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Stocks are higher out of the gate, but whether those gains continue ahead of the long Labor Day weekend is another story.

The

Dow Jones Industrial Average

was recently up 48 to 7731. In the broader market, the

S&P 500

has risen 6 to 988, while the tech-heavy

Nasdaq Composite Index

has jumped 16 to 1588 and the small-cap

Russell 2000

has risen 2 to 349.

Meanwhile, Treasuries are lower across the yield curve. The benchmark 30-year Treasury bond was recently down 12/32 to 102 19/32, yielding 5.33%.

Most Up at Open -- NYSE

Nokia (NOKA) , up 2 3/8 to 110 7/16

.

Most Down at Open -- NYSE

American Stores (ASC) - Get Report, down 5/8 to 29 3/4

.

Most Down at Open -- Nasdaq

Labor Ready (LBOR) , down 1 5/8 to 12 1/4

.