​U.S. stocks shake off an early slide and turn higher

NEW YORK - Stock indexes are moving higher, led by gains in energy companies as the price of oil rises.

Chevron rose 3 percent and Exxon Mobil gained 2 percent in midday trading Tuesday.

Candy Crush maker King Digital soared 14 percent after the company agreed to be acquired by Activision Blizzard.

Some companies fell after reporting disappointing earnings. American International Group fell 4 percent and Archer Daniels Midland slumped 9 percent.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 77 points, or 0.4 percent, to 17,906 at 12:22 p.m. ET.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index gained three points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,107.

The Nasdaq composite climbed 17 points, or 0.3 percent, to 5,144.

Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.20 percent.