Wall Street opens higher as investors shrug off an 18.5% drop in home prices. DJIA +0.7% to...

|By:, SA News Editor

Wall Street opens higher as investors shrug off an 18.5% drop in home prices. DJIA +0.7% to 7163. S&P +0.8% to 749. Nasaq +0.8% to 1398. Crude +1% to $38.80. Gold -0.5% to $990.