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US stocks in bumpy trade after Alcoa earnings

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on April 5, 2013 in New York City. US stocks traded bumpy early Tuesday after aluminum giant Alcoa kicked off the first quarter earnings season with mixed numbers that failed to spark great optimismUS stocks traded bumpy early Tuesday after aluminum giant Alcoa kicked off the first quarter earnings season with mixed numbers that failed to spark great optimism. After swinging back and forth over the break-even line, an hour into trade the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 19.97 points (0.14 percent) to 14,633.45.