NEW YORK (MarketWatch) - U.S. stocks opened higher on Monday, with the S&P 500 extending gains into a fifth session, after economic data had exports from China exceeding forecasts and Apple Inc. (APPL) climbing a day ahead of its unveiling of new iPhone models. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) rose 56.14 points, or 0.4%, to 14,978.64. The S&P 500 index (SPX) climbed 6.68 points, or 0.4%, to 1,661.80. The Nasdaq Composite (RIXF) rose 20.74 points, or 0.6%, to 3,680.7.
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