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Stocks jump at the open on trade war hopes

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U.S. stocks opened higher Tuesday, buoyed by investor optimism over re-opening economies and progress toward the U.S.-China trade deal. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -1.51% added 227 points or 0.9% to open near 26,252, while the S&P 500 rose 25 points or 0.8%, opening near 3,143. The Nasdaq Composite Index opened near 10,131, up 74 points or 0.7% and touching a fresh intraday record. Shares of Apple Inc. AAPL, -0.31% rose more than 1% after the bell, on track to set a fresh record after a successful developer conference. Dow Jones Market Data show that the divergence between the performance of the tech-heavy Nasdaq and the other two benchmark indexes is at its widest since 1983, reflecting investor views that technology companies offer solutions for a post-pandemic world. Separately, after a White House trade advisor suggested a Phase One deal with China was dead, President Donald Trump tweeted that it was "intact."