Stocks ended higher on Monday, spurred by optimism over forthcoming technology earnings and in the wake of strong orders from Dow component Boeing .

Based on the latest available data, the Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> was up 56.53 points, or 0.56 percent, at 10,154.43. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> was up 6.39 points, or 0.60 percent, at 1,071.27. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> was up 19.18 points, or 0.88 percent, at 2,198.23.

(Reporting by Caroline Valetkevitch; Editing by Leslie Adler)