Wall Street opened higher on Monday as the outlook for corporate earnings lifted investor optimism about the potency of an economic recovery.

The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> was up 5.97 points, or 0.06 percent, at 10,001.88. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> rose 1.17 points, or 0.11 percent, at 1,088.85. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> added 1.90 points, or 0.09 percent, at 2,158.70.

(Reporting by Angela Moon; editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)