ECONOMY

US stock indexes move higher at midday, making up some of the ground lost the day before

FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2014 file photo, people pass a Wall Street subway stop, in New York's Financial District. U.S. stocks rose modestly in late morning trading Wednesday, May 27, 2015, recovering part of a steep loss from the day before. Investors remain focused on Greece's debt problems. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2014 file photo, people pass a Wall Street subway stop, in New York's Financial District. U.S. stocks rose modestly in late morning trading Wednesday, May 27, 2015, recovering part of a steep loss from the day before. Investors remain focused on Greece's debt problems. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)  (The Associated Press)

The U.S. stock market is moving higher in midday trading, making back some of the ground it lost the day before.

Technology and health care stocks led the gains Wednesday. Apple, Microsoft and Intel had the biggest gains in the Dow Jones industrial average.

The Dow was up 114 points, or 0.6 percent, to 18,154 as of 11:45 a.m. Eastern time Wednesday. The index slumped 190 points on Tuesday.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index gained 14 points, or 0.7 percent, to 2,118. The Nasdaq composite climbed 46 points, or 0.9 percent, to 5,079.

Bond prices fell, pushing up the yield on the 10-year Treasury note up to 2.16 percent.