ECONOMY

US stocks gain as market shakes off a three-day slump; Delta Air Lines leads gainers

  • Trader Michael Zicchinolfi, foreground, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. U.S. stocks rose moderately in early trading Tuesday as investors pored over corporate earnings reports.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Trader Michael Zicchinolfi, foreground, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. U.S. stocks rose moderately in early trading Tuesday as investors pored over corporate earnings reports. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)  (The Associated Press)

  • Specialist Glenn Carell, left, and trader Gregory Rowe work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. U.S. stocks rose moderately in early trading Tuesday as investors pored over corporate earnings reports.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Specialist Glenn Carell, left, and trader Gregory Rowe work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. U.S. stocks rose moderately in early trading Tuesday as investors pored over corporate earnings reports. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)  (The Associated Press)

  • Specialist Joseph Mastrolia, left, and trader Glen Kessler work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. U.S. stocks rose moderately in early trading Tuesday as investors pored over corporate earnings reports.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Specialist Joseph Mastrolia, left, and trader Glen Kessler work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. U.S. stocks rose moderately in early trading Tuesday as investors pored over corporate earnings reports. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)  (The Associated Press)

U.S. stocks are rising in midday trading as the market shakes off a three-day slump.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 134 points, or 0.8 percent, to 16,453 as of 11:54 a.m. Eastern time Tuesday.

The Standard & Poor's 500 rose 21 points, or 1.1 percent, to 1,896. The Nasdaq rose 62 points, or 1.5 percent, to 4,275.

The market is coming off three straight losses. The Dow closed 222 points lower on Monday after a late-afternoon slide. The Dow is down 1 percent for the year, and the S&P 500 index is up 3 percent.

Delta Air Lines rose 7 percent, the most in the S&P 500.

Crude oil fell $1.14 to $84.60 a barrel.

Bond prices rose. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.22 percent.