Stocks rise, led by technology companies

KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 12 points, or 0.4%, to 2,746 as of 10:02 a.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 191 points, or 0.8%, to 24,827. The Nasdaq composite rose 19 points, or 0.3%, to 7,574. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks was little changed at 1,644.