U.S. stock indexes mostly rose early Friday on a strong report on future economic activity and signals that fiscal pressure on some European countries is easing.
The Conference Board said its index of leading economic indicators rose 0.9 percent last month, better than Wall Street estimates and the 0.1 percent increase it had in September.
Borrowing costs for Italy and Spain declined, a signal that bond investors are less fearful of a default by those countries.
The Dow Jones industrial average
rose 29 points, or 0.3 percent, 동해출장마사지
to 11,800 in the first half-hour of trading. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 2, or 0.1 percent, to 1,218. The Nasdaq composite index fell 6, or 0.2 percent, to 2,582.