US stocks keep rising as investors hope for trade progress

  • Trader Andrew Silverman, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. Stocks are opening broadly higher on Wall Street, building on two days of solid gains. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are climbing Tuesday as industrial and internet companies and retailers rise, putting the S&P 500 index on track for its first three-day winning streak since late November.