FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid(Reuters) – U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday, as strong earnings reports from JPMorgan Chase, UnitedHealth and Johnson & Johnson allayed concerns about the fallout from a prolonged U.S.-China trade war on corporate America. The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 23.84 points, or 0.09%, at the open to 26,811.20. The S&P 500 .SPX opened higher by 7.46 points, or 0.25%, at 2,973.61. The Nasdaq Composite .IXIC gained 26.20 points, or 0.33%, to 8,074.85 at the opening bell. Reporting by Sagarika Jaisinghani in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj KalluvilaOur Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.