NEW YORK (AP) — Earnings gains from Microsoft and other big U.S. companies are pushing the stock market higher in early trading.
Microsoft led the Dow Jones industrial average higher after reporting higher sales of tablet computers and progress in a corporate overhaul.
The Dow was up 32 points, or 0.2 percent, at 15,540 shortly after trading began Friday.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index was up four points, or 0.3 percent, at 1,756. The Nasdaq composite rose 27 points, or 0.7 percent, to 3,957.
Technology stocks led the market higher.
Amazon.com jumped $34.86, or 10 percent, to $366.90 after reporting a narrower loss and 24 percent higher revenue. Microsoft rose $2.36, or 7 percent, to $36.09.
Newell Rubbermaid rose 65 cents, or 2 percent, at $29.55 after its earnings beat analysts' forecasts.
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The Wyoming County Sheriff’s Office says a tractor trailer crashed on Route 39, in the Town of Eagle.
A Good Samaritan died Wednesday while trying to assist the driver of a tractor trailer who got stuck in the snow.
There is another Lake Effect Snow Warning in effect for Erie, Wyoming, Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Counties from Thursday through early Friday.
Lake Effect Snow Warnings today with the chance for an additional foot for some areas.
Viewers sent in photos from the snowfall around Western New York.
Four brothers were playing Thursday morning in Cattaraugus County, when an eight-year-old boy was struck by gunfire.