US stocks keep rising as oil prices inch upward

FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, file photo, the American flag flies above the Wall Street entrance to the New York Stock Exchange. Global stocks rallied Tuesday, June 7, 2016, after U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen hinted that an interest rate increase next week is unlikely in light of a weak U.S. jobs report and uncertainties surrounding the U.S. and world economies. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks continue to rise Tuesday as the price of oil inches higher. Energy companies are gaining the most, while a drop in bond yields is sending high-dividend phone company stocks higher. Drug companies are tumbling on disappointing results from clinical studies.