In this Jan. 11, 2019, file photo, Specialist John O’Hara, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Jan. 15. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) NEW YORK — Stock indexes in the U.S. are rising to their highest levels in a month Tuesday as Netflix leads a rally in internet and technology companies after saying it will raise prices for its subscription plans in the U.S. China’s also government said it plans to cut taxes, a step that could generate more business for tech companies. Health care companies and banks rose as major companies including UnitedHealth and JPMorgan Chase announced their fourth-quarter results. The British pound is weakening as U.K. legislators prepare to vote on Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan detailing the country’s departure from the European Union. The proposal appears likely to be rejected. KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 index rose 25 points, or 1 percent, to 2,608 at 12:45 p.m. Eastern time. It hasn’t closed above 2,600 since Dec. 13. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 147 points, or 0.6 percent, to 24,057. The technology-heavy Nasdaq composite jumped 110 points, or 1.6 percent, to 7,016…. Read full this story
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