Stocks move up on solid earnings

The US stock market is notching its sixth gain in a row as more companies report solid earnings.

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange
Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

It's the longest winning streak since September.

Netflix rose 7% after the online video streaming service said its first-quarter earnings soared.

Harley-Davidson jumped 6% after the company reported that its motorcycle sales rose worldwide.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose seven points, or 0.4%, to close at 1,879 Tuesday.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 65 points, or 0.4%, to 16,514. The Nasdaq composite rose 39 points, or 1%, to 4,161.

Bond prices didn't change much. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note was flat at 2.72%.