NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks edged higher at the open on Wednesday, with technology stocks among the best performers after earnings from Google <GOOG.O> and IBM <IBM.N>.
The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> gained 44.78 points, or 0.33 percent, to 13,756.99. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> rose 0.81 point, or 0.05 percent, to 1,493.37. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> advanced 12.16 points, or 0.39 percent, to 3,155.34.
(Reporting by Chuck Mikolajczak; Editing by Kenneth Barry)
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